The Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex or Tsitstsernakaberd monument is one of the famous buildings in Armenia. It is located in the western part of Yerevan on a hill, the architect is Arthur Tarkhanyan.
The monument is dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. The memorial was built in 1968. It is comprised of three main buildings “Eternal cathedral”, “Reviving Armenia” column and Memory Wall. The Eternal cathedral consists of 12 stone slabs which are arranged circular shape curved inside. The Memorial Complex also includes the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute which was opened in 1995.
This place is very important for all the Armenians because every year on the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day (April 24) all Armenians gather at the memorial to commemorate the victims of the genocide. Everyone put flowers around the eternal fire for all the people who died in the Armenian Genocide.
The Museum is near the Memorial complex and has 2 floors. On the second floor is the exhibition hall; on the first floor is the library, the archive of documents, meeting hall and the Research Center. Here the guest can see the documents, pictures and the personal things of victims.