Georgia’s Ali and Nino monument among World’s 10 Most Romantic Statues
18 February, 2016
Georgia’s Ali and Nino monument among World’s 10 Most Romantic Statues
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Georgia’s famous monument of Ali and Nino was named among the most romantic monuments in the world. The website has published the list of 10 monuments. Along with statue of Romeo and Juliet, the Wall of Love and others, Tamar Kvesitadze’s Ali and Nino that was erected in Batumi several years ago, has also been included.

Ali and Nino – Batumi, Georgia
Tamar Kvesitadze’s statue was erected in Georgian coastal city of Batumi in 2011. Its height is 8 meters. The monument represents figures of a man and a woman moving in circles for about 8-10 minutes and eventually passing through each other, forming one whole body for several second. The monument was inspired by a novel called Ali and Nino, written by Azerbaijani author, Kurban Said. It tells the story of an Azeri youth who falls in love with a Georgian woman but dies defending his country from invading Russian army. The statue traveled to Venice and London before finding its permanent place in Batumi.

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