Bratislava … a wobbly bridge shaped like a UFO, a church obsessed with the colour blue, and a radio station housed in a huge upside-down pyramid: romantic pre-war façades and minimalist Communist architecture in the capital of Slovakia

Soviet era Bratislava, Monument to the twinning of Bratislava with Kiev 12th-18th September 1977, DNI Kyjeva, Stone Square, inscription on front close up

This monument is one of three similar pieces dotted around the city celebrating the twinning of Bratislava with Kiev in 1977. Various celebratory events took place here in Stone Square and elsewhere in the city between the 12th and 18th of September that year to mark the occasion

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