This resort in Ukraine combines two late Soviet architectural trends: Constructing things off the ground, and buildings that look slightly like UFOs.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This resort in Ukraine combines two late Soviet architectural trends: Constructing things off the ground, and buildings that look slightly like UFOs.

Another memorial was built in Bosnia by the same sculptor who designed Croatia's, with segments meant to symbolise light and darkness.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

Another memorial was built in Bosnia by the same sculptor who designed Croatia's, with segments meant to symbolise light and darkness.

In St. Petersburg, the Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics looks a bit like some sort of Satanist temple.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

In St. Petersburg, the Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics looks a bit like some sort of Satanist temple.

In Chisinau, Moldova, this ugly 1981 circus is now completely abandoned.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

In Chisinau, Moldova, this ugly 1981 circus is now completely abandoned.

This building in Georgia originally housed the Ministry of Highways and almost looks like it has been Photoshopped. It's now occupied by a commercial bank.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This building in Georgia originally housed the Ministry of Highways and almost looks like it has been Photoshopped. It's now occupied by a commercial bank.

This radio building in Bratislava, Slovakia, took 16 years to build — mostly because it's basically upside down.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This radio building in Bratislava, Slovakia, took 16 years to build — mostly because it's basically upside down.

Bulgaria's Shumen monument, built in 1981, is a strange and enormous concrete sculpture dedicated to the country's history, with cubist figures hundreds of feet high dotted around.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

Bulgaria's Shumen monument, built in is a strange and enormous concrete sculpture dedicated to the country's history, with cubist figures hundreds of feet high dotted around.

The Makedonium is a memorial built in the 1970s to commemorate a revolt against Ottoman rule in the early 1900s, and it's pretty bizarre.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

Gallery of AD Classics: Makedonium / Jordan Grabulovski + Iskra Grabulovski - 7

The Forum Hotel in Krakow, Poland, is another example of how 1970s communist architects simply couldn't resist lifting ugly buildings off the ground.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

The Forum Hotel in Krakow, Poland, is another example of how communist architects simply couldn't resist lifting ugly buildings off the ground.

The enormous UFO-like spiritual home of the Bulgarian communist party stands on a peak in Buzludzha, a mountainous part of the country.

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

Discover Buzludzha Monument in Kazanluk, Bulgaria: An abandoned saucer-shaped monument in the Bulgarian mountains.

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