Name: The Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute (AGMI). Also known as Tsiternakaberd Memorial Complex
Location: Tsitsernakaberd hill, Yerevan, Armenia
Opening date: November 29, 1967
Architects: Arthur Tarkhanyan and Sashur Kalashyan
Description: The Armenian Genocide Museum and Institute (AGMI) is constructed for the commemoration of the Armenians massacred during the 1915 genocide in Turkey.
Overall area of the complex equals to 4500 square meters and it consists of 3 main buildings:
- 100-meter long basalt The Memorial Wall, which has the names of cities engraved on it.
- The Sanctuary of Eternity (Memorial Hall and Eternal Flame)
- Memorial Column “The Reborn Armenia”.
The complex also includes a 44-meters high monument, made of granite, which symbolizes survival and spiritual rebirth of the Armenian people.
Memorial Sanctuary includes 12 basalt slabs that have circular form. In the center eternal flame memorialize victims of the Genocide.
Every year, on April 24, on the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, thousands of Armenians commemorate victims of the Genocide.