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1300th Anniversary Monument

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In decay

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

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Sofia, Bulgaria
So bizzare its worth a visit

No matter what you think of it, you wont see anything like it anywhere else. I wrongly thought it... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good11%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible54%
9 Apr 2017
“In decay”
22 Feb 2017
“So bizzare its worth a visit”
Sofia, Bulgaria
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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

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

Thank MFertik
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This piece of oxidizing old metal used to celebrate the 1300th anniversary of Bulgaria's creation. However the government hasn't touched it since its creation. So it's in horrifyingly terrible shape. It's a pile of rust that looks as if it has just been taken out...More

Thank Dzbg111
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I feel for the sculptor of this eyesore. When it was built, I am sure that somebody loved it other than him. But times change and the consensus is this thing has to go. Right now it is a crumbling remnant of the ugliness of...More

Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I never thought I could be so appaled by a monument. This must be the most ugly thing I ever saw. Just had to stop and truly gaze at the level of dreadfulness this thing reflects. Can't imagine what was in the mind of people...More

1  Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I have no idea what the Communists were thinking. This is one of the worst looking monument I've ever seen. And to add insult to injury - it's being renovated nowadays, so it's even uglier. Avoid. nothing to see here.

1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Worth seeing, just to amaze at how such an ugly structure could be designed and erected. Located next to national Culture palace - also a bit of an eyesore.

1  Thank EmpireRadio
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Unfortunately I cannot recommend this place. This is an old and ugly monument - nothing interesting to see.

Thank Sara J
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