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Bizarre

Really hard to understand what the sculptors were thinking of during their work. It's not far from... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
yegorb306
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Minsk, Belarus
In decay

The monument was to be a celebration of Bulgarian history, constructed in just 8 months and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
j00st78
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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12 Aug 2017
“Bizarre”
8 Nov 2017
“This monument has been replaced”
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The monument as showed has been demolished and has been replaced with the monument of the Bulgarian lion (българския лъв). The plague says "The monument to the servicemen from the 1st and 6th regiments of the 1st infrantry Sofia Brigade. Killed in battle. Will be...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is really not worth tracking down. There is not much to see and what you see is pretty unimpressive. I would not recommend going out of your way to view this monument.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This monument has been destroyed and can't be seen any longer. You can only check the pictures left.

Thank sisa420
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Really hard to understand what the sculptors were thinking of during their work. It's not far from Palace of Culture. A strange one.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Erected around 1981 and described then as the ugliest monument in the world this monument is finally being dismantled. A mass of concrete with steel reinforcement was slowly being torn down. You can cross this fixture off your list.

1  Thank DavidJHopcroft
Reviewed 29 June 2017

If you want to get depressed and hurt your eyes - visiting this monument would actually help a lot. The ugliest thing in Sofia, no doubt. It is so bad that actually even birds avoid it. Serial killers, manic depression patients and leftist pseudo intellectuals...More

Thank Boko R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The monument was to be a celebration of Bulgarian history, constructed in just 8 months and unveiled in 1981 on the 1300 year anniversary of the founding of the Bulgarian state. When you look at it today you will see a total run down monument...More

Thank j00st78
Reviewed 23 February 2017

No matter what you think of it, you wont see anything like it anywhere else. I wrongly thought it had been built like it looks today as some sort of 80's modern art. But apparently not, most of it has fallen down since it was...More

1  Thank markhartley10
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Maybe one of the most strange installation I've never seen. It matches an industrial and modern art located on a huge park. Even if I didn't like it by itself it fits with the whole park.

Thank Panteliz
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon this monument when lost around midnight trying to find a hidden nightclub and after 24 hours I still find myself affected by it. "Derelict," as used by a few other people is a near perfect word to describe it. People have to...More

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