Monument “Thracian Woman”

Location: Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Completed: Late 1980s

Sculptor: Doko Dokov

Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc

Kazanlak’s association with the ancient Greeks became the focus of attention when a 4th century-BCE tomb of a Thracian ruler was discovered nearby in the former Thracian capital of Seuthopolis. The burial chamber was discovered in 1944 during the construction of a bomb shelter and was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979. More information about Bulgaria’s communist-era monuments and memorials. 

Monument Thracian Woman in Kazanlak, Bulgaria | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

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