Created by the Georgian sculptor Tamara Kvesitadze in Batumi these two steel figures symbolize immortal love. The sculptures represent the Muslim boy Ali and Nino, the Gregorian princess from a famous novel written in 1937 by the Azerbaijani author Kurban Said.
The book is about a tragic love story with the lovers separated by soviet invasion of the region. Installed in 2010, the statues start moving at 7 PM every day and after embracing for a short while they again separate. The story of Ali and Nino is very popular and is available on Amazon. via tamarastudio.com | Amazon (h/t: demilked, aplus) | via boredpanda