Monument to Soviet Cosmonautics

Location: Dryanovo, Bulgaria

Completed: 1961

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.

Monument to Soviet Cosmonautics in Dryanovo, Bulgaria | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

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