For today we gather an impressive collection of Great Monuments and Memorials of Terrorist Attacks Around the World. Some artists or architects designed massive monuments and museums and others created simple yet powerful tributes in wood, glass, steel, and stone. Have you seen a monument that moved you?


Memorial to the victims of the terrorist attack in Kuta, Bali 2002

This memorial was erected after the terrorist attacks that killed 202 people in the town Kuta on Bali in 2002. The attack was the deadliest act of terrorism in the history of Indonesia. The memorial was dedicated on 12 October 2004, the second anniversary of the attack. According to Wikipedia, it was “built on the site of the destroyed Paddy´s Pub on Legian Street. The memorial is made of intricately carved stone, set with a large marble plaque, which bears the names and nationalities of each of those killed. It is flanked by the national flags of the victims. The monument is well-maintained and illuminated at night.

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Memorial For The 77 Victims Of The Oslo Terrorist Attack- July 22, 2011

On July 22, 2011, a bomb ripped through downtown Oslo, killing eight people and injuring hundreds. Less than two hours later, a gunman went on a rampage on the island of Utøya, targeting young members of the Norwegian Labour Party who were there for a summer camp. Nearly three years later, Norway is building a memorial to commemorate the victims who lost their lives in the Oslo bombing and Utøya massacre. It held a design competition, and the winner of the competition is Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg, who NBC News reports was unanimously selected by the jury.

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London bombings – 7 July 2005

The 7 July 2005 London bombings were a series of coordinated suicide attacks in central London, which targeted civilians using the public transport system during the morning rush hour.

The monument is made of 52 stainless steel columns (or stelae), each 3.5 metres tall. The stelae are grouped in four clusters that reflect the four locations of the bombings at Tavistock Square, Edgware Road, King’s Cross and Aldgate East tube station. It was designed by a team including architects Carmody Groarke, in consultation with the families of the victims. The steel was cast by Norton Cast Products of Sheffield.


Madrid bombings- Atocha Railway Station – 11 March 2004

People look at the Atocha railway station memorial for the victims of the Madrid train bombings, marking the tenth anniversary of the attack that claimed 191 lives and injured more than 1800 others. Ten bombs exploded on board four commuter trains. Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the blasts. which it said were punishment for Spain‘s role in the US-led invasion of Iraq .


World Trade Center Memorial- 11 September  2001

Honoring the lives of those who were lost is at the heart of our mission. Occupying eight of the 16 acres at the World Trade Center, the Memorial is a tribute to the past and a place of hope for the future.

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The Victims of Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon Memorial is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11 attacks 2001 on The Pentagon. The memorial is shaped as a pentagon. It has the names of the victims of the attack by the American Airlines Flight 77 and the victims who died in the building. The memorial was opened in 2002 in the section of the victims graves at the Arlington National Cemetery.

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Pentagon Memorial honors 184 killed in Sept. 11 attack

Families of some of those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon tour the memorial where steel-and-granite benches commemorate the 184 victims.

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Homo homini

A monument commemorating victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks, the first one in Europe, which was revealed on the 5th anniversary of 9/11, in Kielce, Poland. “Homo homini” means “Man to man” in Latin*. The two pillars symbolize the Twin Towers. They form number “11”, and letters in front of them say “September 2001”. On the right pillar there are names of other cities where terrorist attacks have also taken place.


Oklahoma City National Memorial-April 19, 1995

The Oklahoma City National Memorial is a memorial in the United States that honors the victims, survivors, rescuers, and all who were affected by the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995. The memorial is located in downtown Oklahoma City on the former site of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, which was destroyed in the 1995 bombing. This building was located on NW 5th Street between N. Robinson Avenue and N. Harvey Avenue. It would remain the most destructive act of terrorism on American soil until the September 11, 2001 attacks.