A Creepy Tour Of Abandoned Monuments, Buildings And Villages In Bulgaria


As the Soviet Union began to collapse in 1989, Bulgaria entered a new, challenging phase of its development. While the Bulgarian state eventually abandoned communist ideologies for more market-oriented practices, their memory remains in the form of abandoned infrastructure.From home base in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, photographer Hristo Uzunov has spent two years drawing out what he calls “The Abandoned Bulgaria” through photos, traveling to more than twenty of these deserted locations to capture their existence.

Buzludzha Monument, constructed on site by the Bulgarian communist regime and was abandoned after the changes in 1990




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