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The Independence Monument (Vimean Ekareach) in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958 for Cambodia's independence from France in 1953.
It stands on the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the centre of the city. It is in the form of a lotus-shaped stupa, of..

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The Monument to the Conquerors of Space (Russian: Монумент «Покорителям космоса») was erected in Moscow in 1964 to celebrate the achievements of the Soviet people in space exploration. It depicts a starting rocket that rises on its contrail. The monument is 110 m tall, has 77° incline, and is..

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Buzludzha

Shipka, Bulgaria
by Guéorguy Stoilov

This monument located on Mount Buzludzha is the biggest ideological building in Bulgaria. It was built in 1981 as a tribute to the creation of the Bulgarian socialist movement of 1891. Several access roads were built (today in a really bad condition) from Shipka and from the main road Stara..

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The Eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier fallen in WWII, is one of Kiev's most recognised landmarks. In 1957 the Park of "Eternal Glory" was created where the Tomb of the Unknown soldier was erected which is a 27-meters monument out of granite obelisk.

The adoptive Soviet..

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Bogdan Bogdanović

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1922, Belgrade

Bogdan Bogdanović (20 August 1922 − 18 June 2010) was a Serbian architect, urbanist and essayist. He taught architecture at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Architecture, where he also served as dean. Bogdanović wrote numerous articles about urbanism, especially about its mythic and symbolic..

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The Jasenovac Monument is devoted to the victims of the Ustasha genocide during World War II. It serves as a reminder of the atrocities perpetrated in the Jasenovac concentration camp. Designed by Bogdan Bogdanović and unveiled in 1966. Jasenovac was the largest concentration camp on Yugoslav..

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Le Cylindre Sonore is a cylindrical space located within Parc de la Villete, that is conceived as a hub or transitional space within the landscape. The space uses sound as the primary element to provide the transition between the north and south sides of the park. It is built..

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Spomen dom

Kolašin, Montenegro
by Marko Mušič

Spomen Dom was built in 1976. It is located in the city center of Kolašin, in the northern part of Montengro. It was built to commemorate the first assembly of the National Anti-Fascist Council for the National Liberation of Montenegro and Boka (the southern region of Montenegro). In the..

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Edvard Ravnikar is the author of numerous remembrance sites of the People's Liberation Struggle, which are designed as architectural compositions, typically without sculptures, and are intended chiefly to honour the victims, rather than to glorify the victors. The largest of these is the internee..

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The al-Shaheed Monument (Arabic: نُصب الشهيد‎), also known as the Martyr's Memorial, is a monument in the Iraqi capital Baghdad dedicated to the Iraqi soldiers who died in the Iran-Iraq war. The Monument was opened in 1983, and was designed by the Iraqi architect Saman Kamal and the Iraqi..

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Makedonium

Kruševo, Macedonia
by Iskra Grabuloska

Makedonium, also known as the Monument to the Ilinden Uprising, was designed by Jordan and Iskra Grabuloska and ranks as their finest work. Sited at the highest point of hill Gumenja, it overlooks the town of Kruševo. Its significance is twofold: it was erected on the 30th Anniversary of the..

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The monument commemorates the tragic epilogue of the battles fought by Partisan Cankar's battalion in Selška and Poljanska Valleys in late December 1941 and the first days of January 1942. Having occupied the territory of Upper Carniola, the Nazis intended to quell the resistance uprising. At the..

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Vuko Bombardelli

Split, Croatia
born 1917, Split

Vuko Bombardelli was a Croatian architect who is one of the most renowned and honored designers from the Dalmatian region. Primarily was a designer and architect of large modern buildings, such as the E-57 residential housing project in Split, where his work emphasized functionalism and..

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This monument commemorates the 24 executed Partisan soldiers captured and executed on this spot by Ustaše forces as they were attempting to rise up against Axis oppression and occupation. The executed were part of the 1st Partisan Unit of Split, who were amongst some of the first in Europe to..

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Slavko Tihec

Maribor, Slovenia
born 1928, Maribor

Slavko Tihec was born into a family of railway workers in 1920s. He work his way up throughout his career to become one of the most renowned sculptors in Slovenia. He lost his father at a young age, so was raised by his mother, who encouraged his art. His first ventures into sculpture were in..

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Liberation Monument

Maribor, Slovenia
by Slavko Tihec

The monument in Maribor commemorates the nearly 700 hostages and rebels who were killed by German forces during the National Liberation War (WWII) for attempting to resist occupation. On the base of the monument there is a engraving in large letters: Resistance Liberation War Victory 1941-1945.

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The monument is dedicated to the warriors fallen in the liberation wars, starting from the First Balkan war to the Second world war. Grouping different motives - a vertical dominant, a radial sequence of elements, separate groups - she managed to create a unique and moved memorial center. The..

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In 1965, the Union of Partisan Veterans for the Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Antifascist Uprising and the Revolutionary Struggle of Moslavina commissioned the monument's design directly from sculptor Dušan Džamonja. From 1942, village Podgarić and its vicinity was liberated territory..

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Miners Monument

Mitrovica, Kosovo
by Bogdan Bogdanović

The Miners Monument is situated in the Northern half of Kosovo, in the Serbian part of the town of Mitrovica. Two columns holding a mining cart represent the mining tradition of the city. The monument is a memorial to Mitrovica’s Albanian and Serbian miners who lost their lives during World War..

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