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Reviewed 4 October 2019

If you are interested in the history of Bulgaria and visit the Shipka Church, it is certainly worthwhile to visit the nearby Shipka monument and the Buzludzha monument. Some information about the construction of the monument. Construction started in 1974 after they had first created...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hans M
Reviewed 10 September 2019

Visiting Buzludzha was a must on our drive from Bucharest to Greece. I watched several TV shows about it, and it draw my attention and a huge desire to see it live. TIPS for driving - there are two roads leading to it: 1) the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank B1714D
Reviewed 9 September 2019

If you’re trying to get into this place, it doesn’t seem like a possibility anymore. Security is on site and the side entrances that I’ve seen video of people getting into don’t appear to be open anymore. Take all that out, but this is a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cjschreiner
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

The monument became nonument. It lost its meaning cause of changes. Nowadays is abandoned and scary.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank stephanopulos
Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

One day in the mid 1970’s somebody in the Bulgarian communist party said, do you know what ‘we should build a monument at the top of that mountain!’, and everyone around them - particularly the director of specialist concrete monuments and his team went ‘great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 262graemeb
Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

I visited here as part of a daytrip from Hostel Mostel. It makes for an awesome daytrip. It's wonderfully weird and well communist and the views from the surrounds are absolutely fantastic as well. Unfortunately you are not allowed in although people still find a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cooker3000
Reviewed 14 June 2019

So worth the drive out there! We got there when it was foggy, but still got a pretty good view as the fog rolled by. It is HUGE!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Renee S
Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

Very cool old building. You can’t get inside anymore but it’s cool to visit. You can drive right up to the top. There is no fee. It can be very cold and windy so bring warm clothes and maybe gloves. Also there is a nice...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank JonathanCC
Reviewed 11 April 2019

I have visiting Bulgaria many times and had never visited this monument. However, prior to this last visit, I saw it on "Expedition Unknown" and immediately decided I had to see it. i was not disappointed. The place is on top of a mountain and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Reviewed 31 March 2019

Definitely one of the things you must see if you go to Shipka Pass & Monument. It's such a pity that the monument is left to slow-decay and deterioration. I would have loved to see the building restored and open to the public for travellers.

Date of experience: January 2019
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Mike F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marcos. We are expats living in Bulgaria and visited Buzludzha every few months with a car. Only few weeks ago illegal access into the monument via the air ducts was sealed with a concrete cap and there is no access... More
26 October 2016|
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Response from Andi A | Reviewed this property |
you can enter without any problem. motion controllers doesn't work.
15 September 2016|
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Response from DimitarDimitrov | Reviewed this property |
Last time that I was there I did not see any cameras or alarms. Still I do think that they have some kind of security over there, even though definitely there shouldn't be any power in the monument itself as it is abandoned... More