Monument to Soviet Cosmonautics
Location: Dryanovo, Bulgaria
Sculptor: Not known
Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc
The monument was erected in honour of Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight into space on April 12, 1961, as well as his subsequent visit to Bulgaria later that year. More information about Bulgaria’s communist-era monuments and memorials.
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