Off-the-Beaten-Path Places to Visit in Abkhazia: Bzypta

Off-the-Beaten-Path Places to Visit in Abkhazia: Bzypta

Soviet bus stops and abandoned places in Northern Abkhazia We were travelling by marshrutka (fixed route minivan) between Sukhumi, the capital of the breakaway republic of Abkhazia, and the Black Sea resort town of Gagra. Just before the junction for Pitsunda, another...
Former Summer Theatre

Former Summer Theatre

Former Summer Theatre Location: Shumen, Bulgaria Completed: Year built not known Architect: Not known  Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Eastern Bloc VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook page...
Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin Location: Bzypta, Abkhazia Completed: Year created Not known Sculptor: Not known  Genre: Soviet monument, former USSR VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook page that are dedicated to...
Abandoned Croatia: Former Torpedo Launch Station in Rijeka

Abandoned Croatia: Former Torpedo Launch Station in Rijeka

You wouldn’t know it these days, but this rickety pile of concrete and wood on the outskirts of Rijeka, Croatia’s third-largest city, was once the most important location in the world for the development of maritime weaponry. To be more specific, it was the birthplace...
Naryn Restaurant

Naryn Restaurant

Naryn Restaurant Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Completed: 1987 (demolished 2017) Architects: S.Schambetov, V.Borovikov, V.Schevtchenko, I.Petrov and V.Savelova Former name: University Library Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former USSR VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC...
Razvitak Shopping Centre

Razvitak Shopping Centre

Razvitak Shopping Centre Location: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Completed: 1970 Architect: A. Paljaga Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook page...

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