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TZUM Central Department Store

TZUM Central Department Store

TZUM Central Department Store, part of the Largo, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Stalinist Empire style, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin inside the grounds of the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia, Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

“Movement”

“Movement”

Sculpture entitled “Movement” in Varna, Bulgaria. Completed in 1972 by sculptor Evgeni Baramov. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Pantheon of the Immortality

Pantheon of the Immortality

Pantheon of the Immortality in Razgrad, a medium-size city in central Bulgaria. Completed in 1981. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Monument to Glory

Monument to Glory

Monument to Glory in Manolovo, a village in the Stara Zagora district of Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Monument to Prosperity

Monument to Prosperity

Monument to Prosperity on the outskirts of the Black Sea coastal town of Kavarna, Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Monument to Borimechka

Monument to Borimechka

Monument to Borimechka in Klisura, Bulgaria. Completed in 1976 by sculptor, Metodi Izmirliev. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Ram Monument

Ram Monument

Ram Monument on the outskirts of Veselinovo, a village in Yambol district of Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc. 

Monument to Glory

Monument to Glory

Monument to Glory in Stozher, a village in the municipality of Dobrichka, Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Cartoon Hotel

Cartoon Hotel

Cartoon Hotel in Razgrad, Bulgaria. Completed in 1983. Formerly Hotel-Restaurant Razgrad. Brutalist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

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