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A monument from the past

The monument is amazing although most of it is destroyed. It is difficult to describe it. Should be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
183MIRKO
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Croatia
Amazing and worth taking the trip

The drive was a little longer than expected, but the views and absolute beauty of this structure... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monument is amazing although most of it is destroyed. It is difficult to describe it. Should be seen....

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 183MIRKO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive was a little longer than expected, but the views and absolute beauty of this structure were breathtaking. I only wish the government would restore it before vandals and the weather destroy it. Take a quality camera, cell pics looked bland compared to those...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so looking forward to this part of the trip, but the fog was relentless. On the day we planned to come here, fog was so thick, one could cut it. Next day we managed to catch a glimpse of the tower from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Visiting this place is absolutely worth it even if the weather is bad. We came by car during such a low visibility, that we couldn't see the monument being just 20m away from it. Yet, it was worth walking around it and seeing the "UFO"...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to stay. For round view and for pictures of all kinds. A lot of other nice viewing monuments next to it. The place to be if you visit The Valley of Rosés !! Visit us at insta @ktoms_braap284

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Seeing this massive construction on top of this mountain was an incredible experience. One start to see the building from km away and stopping on some spots on the way to look and the building is recommended. There was a security guard right next to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pdropl
Reviewed 16 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tsvetanka M
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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
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Response from Andi A | Reviewed this property |
you can enter without any problem. motion controllers doesn't work.
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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
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