Eternal Flame

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Commemorative coin of the Central Bank of Russia for the 60th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War

An eternal flame , also eternal fire or eternal light, is a constantly burning fire or a burning torch. It reminds of people or events of special interest and is intended to keep the memory alive.

Religious meaning

Monuments designated as "eternal flame"


Eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the Arc de Triomphe , Paris

Monuments to people of public interest

Memorials for historical events

Eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Moscow

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