Victory Monument - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CerealBoxMonsters
N 42° 52.754 E 074° 36.972
43T E 468655 N 4747475
The eternal flame on which the "yurt" stands, the actual hearth of the yurt, accentuates the distress of a Kyrgyz woman depicted waiting for a loved one to return from the war. A wistful reflection on the great cost of victory.
Waymark Code: WM7KTM
Location: Kyrgyzstan
Date Posted: 11/06/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member lilluckyclover
Views: 4

Completed in 1984, the Eternal Flame sits in what is known as Podeba (Victory) Sqaure. Many wedding processions are held here, and it is a local tradition that young couples place flowers by the flame.
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