The Slovak Radio is on the list of absurd buildings

THE BUILDING of the Slovak radio in Bratislava has been included on the list of 12 most absurd constructions from the communist time by the US website Business Insider.

Slovak Radio, BratislavaSlovak Radio, Bratislava (Source: Sme)

The work of Slovak architects Štefan Svetko, Štefan Ďurkovič and Barnabáš Kissling, in the form of an upturned pyramid, got on the list thanks to its unusual design.

Other absurd buildings include, as the SITA newswire quoted the Business Insider, monuments on the Croatian hill of Podgarić, on the mount Buzludzha in Bulgaria, on the Mrakovica hill in Bosnia-Herzegovina, as well as the Makedonium in Macedonian Krushevo and the Monument of Founders of the Bulgarian State in the town of Shumen.

Read also:Upside-down pyramid celebrates 30 yearsRead more 

Other gems from the list are the headquarters of the Bank of Georgia in Tiflis, the Forum Hotel in Polish Krakow, the circus in Chishinau, Moldova; Druzhba rehab facility in Yalta, Ukraine, the Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics in St. Petersburg, and the Salut Hotel in Kiev, Ukraine. More information can be found at businessinsider.com.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Theme: History talks

Read more articles by the topic

Top stories

UPDATED: Nationwide testing for COVID-19 is on

Long queues have formed in front of most testing points since early morning. Some drive-through sites closed in Bratislava

Testing in Trenčín, western Slovakia

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov

Afraid of testing? Minimise your risk of infection with these test day tips

Coughing is the most dangerous part of the testing process.

Zborov, the Bardejov district

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.