The Armenian Genocide Memorial. Over the span of a few years, starting in 1915, 1.5 million Armenians were systematically exterminated by the Ottoman Turks. To this day, the Turkish government still denies that it perpetuated a genocide.

Twelve imposing pylons, representing the twelve provinces where Armenians were massacred, surround the eternal memorial flame inside the monument.

The eternal flame.

This 100-meter wall shows the names of towns and villages where massacres and deportations are known to have taken place.

These trees are planted in honor of special visitors and world leaders who have come to pay their respects to the victims of the genocide.

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