Memorial Plaza for Victims of Massawa Battle, Massawa

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The city’s most prominent site, Memorial Plaza for Victims of Massawa Battle serves as a historical reminder of all the lives lost in the 1990 fight for independence. See the grand black marble pedestal holding a tank as a symbol of the battle, surrounded by large palm trees that offer a pleasant contrast. Look out for the onsite memorial plate, inscribed with a message of remembrance and the date of the battle. Arrange to visit Memorial Plaza for Victims of Massawa Battle and other attractions in Massawa using our Massawa trip itinerary planner.
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  • It is a great war memorial that depicts the history of struggle and great courage shown by the people of Eritrea. This memorial is the first one you come across as soon as you cross the bridge to...  more »
  • The printed history of Eritrea's last century or so is moving and terrible enough, but these tanks (and the little boats outside the museum) are a reminder of the thousands of lives lost as Eritrea...  more »

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