Is the Acropolis in Athens always covered in scaffolding? Answers to this plus tips on avoiding the crowds, the best time to take photographs.
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Three Generations Monument in Perushtitsa is a worthwhile half-day excursion from the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv. Read our guide for independent travellers.
A guide to visiting Brest Fortress, a 19th-century Russian citadel, with imposing Soviet-era architecture, monuments and statues and an ancient fort.
Visit Ninth Fort Museum & Monument in Kaunas, with its 32-metre tall memorial in remembrance of the 30,000 Jews who were murdered here during the Holocaust.
The Monument to 1300 Years of Bulgaria in Shumen: also known as the Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument, this Cubist-style memorial is gargantuan.
Grutas Park, known locally as Grūto Parkas, is essentially a communist statue graveyard near the spa town of Druskininkai in southern Lithuania.