Earthquake Memorial is the sacred monument of Turkmenistan, dedicated to tragic earthquake of 10 points, (Richter scale) happened in 1948.
There were 25-30 thousand citizens lost during this time. According to researches, there were more than 160 thousand victims lost their lives. After that, the memorial complex was erected in the historical center of Ashgabat.
Earthquake Memorial has the form of a big bronze instruction on the horns of which there is the scoff ball with a woman holding a small golden child, trying to save him. This is a really sad story happened in Turkmenistan and always remembered in hearts.