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Al-Shaheed Martyr’s Memorial – One of Iraq’s most iconic monuments in Baghdad

A monument designed by Iraqi sculptor Ismail Fatah Al Turk and situated in the Iraqi capital. Constructed between in 1983, dedicated to the Iraqi soldiers who died

Kate Sheppard National Memorial – The women’s suffrage monument in Christchurch

Is New Zealand’s first memorial to the women’s suffrage campaign, and particularly honors the life of one of the country’s leading campaigners for women’s suffrage, Kate Sheppard.

Shaheed Minar – The memorial tower in Kolkata

It was erected in 1828 to commemorate the victory of the British East India Company forces against the Marathons in 1804 and the victory of the East

Alyosha Monument – The gigantic Russian soldier stands in Murmansk

The 35.5 meters monument is the second tallest statue in Russia after The Motherland Calls in Volgograd, and represents the figure of an unknown soldier in a

Buzludzha monument – The futurist memorial house in Shipka

A monument in honor of the Bulgarian socialist movement. Construction began on 23 January 1974 under architect Georgi Stoilov, a former mayor of Sofia and co-founder of

Dugald Stewart Monument – The choragic circular structure in Edinburgh

It is situated on Calton Hill overlooking the city and was designed by Scottish architect William Henry Playfair. The structure was completed in September 1831. A memorial

K-141 Kursk – The sail of the tragic submarine stands in Murmansk

The nuclear-powered submarine sank in an accident on 12 August 2000 in the Barents Sea, during the first major Russian naval exercise, and all 118 personnel on

Witch trials – The site where witches were executed in Salem

A series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. The events in Salem became a brief

Kryžių kalnas – The Hill of Crosses in Šiauliai

Believed that the first crosses were placed on the former Jurgaičiai or Domantai hill fort after the 1831. Over the generations, not only crosses and crucifixes, but

Brīvības piemineklis – The freedom monument in Riga

The memorial honoring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920). It is considered an important symbol of the freedom, independence, and sovereignty of Latvia. Unveiled

Monument des Martyrs – The memorial tower of National Heroes in Ouagadougou

A grand project of the President of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara since 1987 , not glorifying just the revolution from which “their brothers” were killed, but also

Pierre de Coubertin – The heart of the father of the modern Olympics rests in Olympia

French educator and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second President. He is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games. Pierre de

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