Monument to Dimitâr Blagoev

Location: Krân, Bulgaria

Completed: 1981

Architect: Not known 

Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc

Dimitâr Blagoev was a philosopher and founding member of the Bulgarian Social Democratic Workers’ Party, which became the Bulgarian Communist Party. On 2nd August 1891, he arranged the first gathering of the various socialist groups within Bulgaria on the southern slope of Buzludzha Peak, an event that later became known as the Bulgarian Socialist Congress. More information about the Monument to Dimitâr Blagoev.

Monument to Dimitâr Blagoev in Krân, Bulgaria | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook page that are dedicated to all things Architectonic. Join our community for daily photos of Brutalist architecture, Soviet memorials, abandoned buildings, classic modernism and gargantuan monuments. Just click on the links below.

Stay Posted

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive our latest architecture posts as well as our latest news from the road less travelled...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This