David of Sasun, Yerevan

David of Sasun, YerevanIn the center of the railway station square towers the monument to David of Sasun – the hero of Armenian folk epos who personified the freedom-loving nature of Armenians for centuries.

David is pictured sitting on his horse – Dzalali – “standing” on a huge basalt block. The dynamic figure of David shows bravery and readiness to fight an enemy.

On the pedestal's edge there is the granite bowl symbolizing the patience limit of Armenian people. The monument stands 12.5 m tall.