Monuments and Sculptures

The Armenian land gave birth to many outstanding persons whom we still remember and who we are proud of. Below you will find information about the Armenians we are proud of and the monuments founded in their memory. 

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Mikael Nalbandyan was a writer, utopian socialist, philosopher and revolutionary democrat. Nalbandian was the first of Armenian writers who fell under the influence of propaganda a...
The commander (sparapet) Vardan Mamikonyan is considered one of the greatest heroes of Armenia, whose heroic deeds strengthened the church and the people’s faith. Vardan Mamikonyan...
The Sayat-Nova monument was opened in Yerevan in 1963, right after one of the avenues in Yerevan was named after the great poet. Sayat-Nova was one of the most outstanding poets of...
The monument of Stepan Shahumyan, a Communist Party figure, is located on the Shahumyan Square, not far from the Republic Square. The monument was opened in 1931 in Yerevan, as one...
Vahan Teryan, the great romanticist, poet, statesman and literary critic played an integral part in the culture of Armenia. His contribution to Armenian literature is invaluable an...
Nelson Stepanyan’s sculpture was unveiled in 1950 in one of the central parks of Yerevan. Nelson Stepanyan is a pilot, twice Hero of the Soviet Union and the pride of the Armenians...
Andranik Ozanyan was one of the main figures of the Armenian liberation movement on the beginning of the XX centuries. The name of Zoravar Andranik tarrified the enemies, while for...
Mother Armenia monument is one of the most popular in Yerevan. It was founded in 1967 as a victory memorial for World War II. The sculpture has a special symbolism - from its heigh...
Argishti I, the son of Menua, the king of Urartu, became the founder of the city-fortress of Erebuni, modern Yerevan. The king ruled from 786 to 764 BC, and the period of Argishti’...
Composer Armen Tigranyan is one of the greatest figures in the history of Armenia. He is the author of the first Armenian opera “Anush” based on the poem by Hovhannes Tumanyan. Dur...
On the way to Garni, not far from the village of Vokhchabert, there is an unremarkable arch. You would probably miss the arch unless you know what is hidden behind the arch. Archit...
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