Days turn into weeks, weeks into months; months into years and years into decade; that is how the time passes by. People come and go; some get to leave their mark behind while others get lost in the wind of time. This is the whole cycle of life and death and nobody can deny this reality. According to the most religions of the world; people lay the bodies of the dead ones inside the graves. These graves are identified by the tombstone or headstones that are placed on the respective graves. These cemetery stones have the names of the dead individual engraved on it along with their date of birth and date of death. Besides the cemetery stones or headstones, there are memorials which are especially crafted buildings or statutes that are built in the memory of some famous historical event or an individual. Other than these, there are monuments and shrines that are also built to commemorate the memory of some popular event. There are multiple numbers of memorials, monuments and shrines that are made to commemorate the famous incidents or personalities. We will be discussing about some famous memorials built across the world in this article.
Memorial / monument / shrine:
Memorials, monuments and shrines can be used as the alternative terms for each other because the basic concept behind their construction is same which is to commemorate the memory of any famous person or any popular incident that have taken place in the history. These memorials can be made either in the form of statue or any building or a tomb. You must have seen many memorials in the form of statues, monuments in the form of buildings and shrines in the form of tombs. People greatly value and respect these memorials and often pay their homage there.
Some famous memorials built across the world:
Stonemasons are the professional people who transform the stone or other such materials like marble into different shapes. They craft beautiful buildings, statues or tombs out of stone. There are some such memorials which are famous all across the world. One such memorial goes by the name of “the shrine of remembrance”; this monument is built in Australia and pays tribute to the martyrs of Australia who have laid their lives for the sake of their country during the world war one. Then there are many other memorials like Taj Mahal, Statue of liberty, Alamgiri gate, the mother land calls, Minar-e-Pakistan, etc.
Memorials are the objects that are crafted from the stone and are transformed either in the shape of a statue, building or a tomb. These memorials are built in the memory of famous personalities or historical events. People have great respect towards these monuments and show their homage quite often. There are so many famous memorials that are built across the world; each with a different and interesting history. “Lodge bros” are famous for constructing extraordinary memorials like the shrine of remembrance.