Explore the epic, abandoned Communist headquarters hidden in the Bulgarian mountains

Rob Horan @robhoran

In 1970s and 80s, the Communist Party was strong in Bulgaria. In order to honor the movement’s leaders, as well as to create a space for meetings and rallies, the government built a massive monument atop a high peak in one of Bulgaria’s mountain ranges.

Dubbed the Buzludzha Monument, after the mountain it was built on, the structure became the headquarters for the Bulgarian Communist party. Finished in 1981, it was only used for eight years before it was abandoned when the Iron Curtain fell.

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