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Monument of Courage Earthquake Memorial

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Nicely done in the Soviet Era

This is a unique monument to when a big earthquake hit Tashkent in 1966. Nicely conceptualised. i... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pmpm
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mumbai
soviet style monument

large and interesting monument to the victims and survivors of the 1966 earthquake, good solid... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
stevieblooz
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a unique monument to when a big earthquake hit Tashkent in 1966. Nicely conceptualised. i would recommend seeing it.

Thank pmpm
Reviewed 15 May 2018

A lovely monument to remember the earthquake and the recovery from it. The stone mural behind the statue shows interesting scenes about the recovery.

Thank Janman2017
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Monument of Courage or the Monument of the Earthquake should be visited by everyone coming to Tashkent or living in Tashkent because this is the monument which speaks about complete destructiona dnreconstruction of the most populated city of Central Asia.

Thank Centasia
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The only Russian-built monument left in the city (we were told), this is certainly worth seeing because of its definitely Russian look and the earthquake recovery it celebrates.

1  Thank LottyToronto
Reviewed 29 May 2017

large and interesting monument to the victims and survivors of the 1966 earthquake, good solid monument and a quiet park just behind it

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Soviet Era Monument to the April 26 1966 Tashkent Earthquake which destroyed virtually the entire city. Memorial was built on the 10th anniversary and in addition to the typical soviet era statue (I actually quite like the brutalism of soviet era statues and monuments) they...More

1  Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

It was built in the year 1976 to mark the 10th anniversary of a terrible earthquake that almost destroyed the city. The neighbouring states immediately came to the rescue and helped rebuilding one of the largest town's in central Asia.

1  Thank Monesh-Mishra
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very Soviet memorial - huge figures defeating any adversity. Interesting architecture of the floor breaking though. I think it would be made better with more information about the earthquake - but i was lucky as I was part of a group with a guide so...More

Thank zanrafel
Reviewed 8 October 2016

On April 26, 1966 a massive earthquake occurred, and the epicenter was in Tashkent. Dozens of people and about 30,000 people lost their homes. This earthquake destroyed most of the most interesting historical parts of Tashkent, and it was rebuilt on the bland monochromatic Soviet...More

1  Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 23 August 2016

At 5:27 on 26th April 1966 there was an earthquake measuring 5.1 with its epicenter in central Tashkent. I know this because at the base of the statue there is a black marble block depicting the time and date. Much of Tashkent was destroyed and...More

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