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Monument to 1300 years of Bulgaria  
   

Monument to 1300 years of Bulgaria

Look closely at the lower left corner of the monument and you see two people standing there. That gives you an idea of the size of the monument. It is an absolutely massive concrete construction. A rough estimate of the size and we came up with the dimensions 50×60×70 meters.
Bulgaria 2017 part V - Monuments: Size does matter

August 9th 2017
Monuments - from supersized to ordinary size When we travelled in Bulgaria we noticed that they have many monuments. Actually some of their monuments are pretty difficult to avoid to notice simply because they are so darned large. Here in our last blog entry from Bulgaria we are going to write about the Bulgarian monuments. Buzludzha Monument - This monument is buil ... read more
Europe » Bulgaria » Shumen Province

Bulgarian Flag The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first Bulgarian state. In succeeding centuries, Bulgaria struggled with the Byzantine Empire to assert its place in the Balkans, b... ... read more
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1st November 2017

The communists sure loved their cement/concrete LOL
2nd November 2017

They did
You are absolutely right that they loved concrete. /Ake
5th November 2017

Love it
There is something about bold lines and angles in architecture Ake...grabs whether one likes them or not. I for one love the drama in your images in this blog.
5th November 2017

Thanks
I did get some help from the sun and the clouds to make this photo pretty good. I got lucky there. /Ake

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