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|huge monument of karl marx in chemnitz. |
in 1953 chemnitz was renamed to karl-marx-stadt (karl-marx-city) by the east german government. the bombed inner city was replaced by other buildings including an over sized head of karl marx (10m high!). behind the monument marx' on the wall of another building, the communist manifesto is quoted (also...
|The Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum (Bulgarian: мавзолей на Георги Димитров) in Sofia, Bulgaria was built in 1949 to hold the embalmed body of the Communist leader Georgi Dimitrov (1882-1949). The construction of the Mausoleum was begun right after the news o...||01/15/2009||685|
|The Largo (Bulgarian: Ларго, definite form Ларгото, Largoto) is an architectural ensemble of three Socialist Classicism edifices in central Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, designed and built in the 1950s with the intention to become the city's new representative centre. Today it is regarded as one of the prime examples of S...||01/15/2009||433|
|The last resting place of Mao Zedong, Chairman of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China from 1943 and the chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China from 1945 until his death in 1976.|
The remains of the Great Helmsman are embalmed and on display for public.
|All Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts and most of the Mountain and Ski Resorts. For more information visit http://www.discover-bulgaria.com/||01/05/2006||919|
|The Ruse TV Tower is a 204-meter high TV tower built of reinforced concrete at Rousse, Bulgaria. Originally, the structure was constructed as a 206-meter-high TV tower with a cafe/restaurant on top and was the tallest one on the Balkan peninsula until 2001. In the 1990s an additional antenna was added bringing the height to 210 meters. And, in March 2007, the antenna was reconstructed bringi...||01/13/2009||498|
|Mehanata is a famous Bulgarian restaurant in downtown Manhattan, New York City. The address is 416 Broadway. Enjoy the marvellous Bulgarian cuisine in Manhattan!||01/11/2006||281|
|The Church of St Petka of the Saddlers (Bulgarian: Църква „Света Петка Самарджийска“) is a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.|
It is a small one-naved building partially dug into t...
|The largest open-air book market in Sofia is to be found in Slaveikov Square, in front of the City Library. Recently the old three-tier bronze fountain was restored. In the spring of the year 2000 an original monument was created to commemorate two of the most prominent Bulgarian writers, poets and public figures, father and son Petko and Pencho Slaveikov, after whom the square was named. Visit...||02/28/2006||227|
|The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.|
|The Monument of Liberty (Bulgarian: Паметник на свободата, Pametnik na svobodata) in Rousse, Bulgaria, was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the Italian sculptor Arnoldo Zocchi. As time went by, it gained significance as one of the city's symbols, and now forms a part of...||01/14/2009||419|
|Built to commemorate the life of the novelist, Sir Walter Scott the monument was finished on 15th August 1846.|
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft. square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps.
It has been described as a Gothic Rocket, you can get an impression of this from the shadow.