Budapest: Statue of Liberty at the Gellert Hill
Kremlin and Red Square: Mausoleum of Lenin
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle: Chaux de Fonds is mentioned in "Das Kapital" as an exemplary city for the proletariat. Both Chaux de Fonds and Le Locle have strong communist traditions. Le Locle is the only municipality in Switzerland (and maybe in all of Western Europe) which is currently governed by the Communist Party (stand 2012).
Lushan National Park: The Park includes former residences of Mao Zedong (1960) and Lin Biao (1970).
Prague: Basement of the Stalin's Monument on Letná Hill
Riga: Sculpture of the Latvian Red Riflemen, some of whom became Lenin's personal bodyguards. "Some view the monument as a symbol of the old communist system and would love to tear it down. Others believe it is a necessary tribute to Latvians who fought in the early years of WWI."
Tajik National Park: Independence Peak (Revolution Peak), Ismoil Somoni Peak (Communism Peak/Stalin Peak), Lenin Peak
Vienna: Soviet War Memorial
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Communism?
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