Monument to the Buzludzha Congress

Location: Buzludzha, Bulgaria

Completed: 1961

Architects: Kalin Boyadzhiev, Boris Nenkov (architects), Dimitar Daskalov, Georgi Georgiev and Ivan Kesyakov (sculptors)

Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc

The monument marks the 70th anniversary of the first gathering of the various socialist groups within Bulgaria on the southern slope of Buzludzha Peak on 2nd August 1891. The meeting was set in motion by Dimitâr Blagoev, a philosopher and founding member of the Bulgarian Social Democratic Workers’ Party, which became the Bulgarian Communist Party. More information about the Monument to the Buzludzha Congress.

Monument to the Buzludzha Congress in Buzludzha, Bulgaria | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

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