Eternal Flame, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

When I first saw this (from a distance) in the Field of Mars, St Petersburg, I thought it would be a Great Patriotic War Memorial.

Eternal Flame, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

It isn’t. Not exclusively. The original memorial is a Monument to the Fighters of the Revolution. The flame in the centre, however, commemorates the victims of various wars and revolutions.

From east:-

Eternal Flame Enclosure, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

Trees in one corner:-

Tree, Eternal Flame Enclosure, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

Eternal Flame:-

St Petersburg Eternal Flame, Field of Mars

Commemoration block:-

Eternal Flame Memorial Plaque, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

Video of eternal flame:-

Video, Eternal Flame, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

Some of the dedications. Translations of the dedications are here:-

St Petersburg, Eternal Flame, Field of Mars, Dedications

Eternal Flame, Field of Mars, St Petersburg, Dedications

Eternal Flame Dedications, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

Dedications, Eternal Flame, Field of Mars, St Petersburg

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