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No interior access allowed. Get understanding of Communist Oppression.

Buzludzha as viewed from the valley below looks ominous. You can see it high on the mountain top... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Mateo, California
Worth the visit

It`s worth going for a walk to see its peculiar shape. Even though it`s in deteriorated state it`s... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Tsvetanka M
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Central Stara Planina, Kazanluk 6100, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buzludzha as viewed from the valley below looks ominous. You can see it high on the mountain top from practically anywhere in the valley. It becomes even more overwhelming due to its looming size as you walk up the main stairs. There is nothing welcoming...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

It`s worth going for a walk to see its peculiar shape. Even though it`s in deteriorated state it`s an example of the architecture from this historical moment.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I was nervous about driving here but it was actually quite easy except the last mile which had quite a number of potholes but if you’re careful they’re fine. It’s not apparent but you can drive all the way to the top. Right before you...More

1  Thank Over60Countries
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Went there on Mon 28-5-18 with hopes of getting in (and coming from Australia i was pretty bummed to not get in) did a anti-clockwise circle hoping that one of the usual entry points was still open, only to be disappointed that they have sealed...More

Thank Ant K
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

we saw it a couple of times already... it's just an amazing and majestic structure and it's such a pity it gets more and more crappy. Love watching it from any place around the Mountains. I understood from May 2018 place is guarded. Maybe there...More

Thank Beata-Toncho
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We went there yesterday (22.05.) at sunset time (20:00-20:30). Unfortunatelly there was the guard, who other people already mentioned here. He has a little "office" there. But he was always keeping an eye on us. We couldnt find an easy way in. Some entrances, which...More

Thank s_fedgenhaeuer
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Hi, I have visited the site on 3rd of May. Now there is a angry guard booth who is not allowing to approach the monument. Only take picture from some 20m, if you approach then guard is warning you. Constantly making circles around monument. Appearently...More

1  Thank Deniss R
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This building is so old, on the top of the montain, tou can see three towns from there. Once we got inside i noticed the old walls and strairs, and you have to get in throu a hole! When you go inside, there is terrace,...More

1  Thank ArtSane
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We visited today and nearly got stuck in the snow trying to drive up the access road. We walked around the outside hoping to find a way in, but did not see one. Much of the graffiti on the outside was in the process of...More

1  Thank mjwb2013
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I went at the start of March and there's a hole in the concrete floor on the left side. It was an icy slope and a drop to get in, which would be fairly straightforward in better conditions, but at the moment it helps to...More

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Marcos S
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
智钦 杨
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 Lagarder7 | 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