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Really hard to understand what the sculptors were thinking of during their work. It's not far from... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Minsk, Belarus
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Erected around 1981 and described then as the ugliest monument in the world this monument is... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
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12 Aug 2017
9 Apr 2017
“In decay”
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Really hard to understand what the sculptors were thinking of during their work. It's not far from Palace of Culture. A strange one.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Erected around 1981 and described then as the ugliest monument in the world this monument is finally being dismantled. A mass of concrete with steel reinforcement was slowly being torn down. You can cross this fixture off your list.

1  Thank DavidJHopcroft
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you want to get depressed and hurt your eyes - visiting this monument would actually help a lot. The ugliest thing in Sofia, no doubt. It is so bad that actually even birds avoid it. Serial killers, manic depression patients and leftist pseudo intellectuals...More

Thank Boko R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The monument was to be a celebration of Bulgarian history, constructed in just 8 months and unveiled in 1981 on the 1300 year anniversary of the founding of the Bulgarian state. When you look at it today you will see a total run down monument...More

Thank j00st78
Reviewed 23 February 2017

No matter what you think of it, you wont see anything like it anywhere else. I wrongly thought it had been built like it looks today as some sort of 80's modern art. But apparently not, most of it has fallen down since it was...More

1  Thank markhartley10
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Maybe one of the most strange installation I've never seen. It matches an industrial and modern art located on a huge park. Even if I didn't like it by itself it fits with the whole park.

Thank Panteliz
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon this monument when lost around midnight trying to find a hidden nightclub and after 24 hours I still find myself affected by it. "Derelict," as used by a few other people is a near perfect word to describe it. People have to...More

Thank MFertik
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This piece of oxidizing old metal used to celebrate the 1300th anniversary of Bulgaria's creation. However the government hasn't touched it since its creation. So it's in horrifyingly terrible shape. It's a pile of rust that looks as if it has just been taken out...More

Thank Dzbg111
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I feel for the sculptor of this eyesore. When it was built, I am sure that somebody loved it other than him. But times change and the consensus is this thing has to go. Right now it is a crumbling remnant of the ugliness of...More

Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I never thought I could be so appaled by a monument. This must be the most ugly thing I ever saw. Just had to stop and truly gaze at the level of dreadfulness this thing reflects. Can't imagine what was in the mind of people...More

1  Thank Aleksandar S
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