Mother Bulgaria Monument
Location: Pleven, Bulgaria
Architects: Atanas Atanasov (architect) and Dimitar Boykov (sculptor)
Alternative name: Monument to the Centenary
Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc
The memorial complex commemorates the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman rule in 1878. The main monument represents a female figure celebrating freedom by breaking from chains and raising her arms in defiance. More information about Bulgaria’s communist-era monuments and memorials.
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