For generations, Romans, Bulgarians, and Ottomans controlled this area from Belogradchik Fortress. The Romans constructed the fortress between the first and third centuries CE. Notice the openings for guns and the three bastions for cannons on the fortress walls. Climb to the highest point of the fortress, called the first slab, for a view of the 70 m (230 ft) high rocks on the other side of the yard. The site also features a monument dedicated to the leaders of the uprising against Ottoman rule, who were taken away through one of the fortress tunnels and beheaded. Using our online itinerary creator, Belogradchik attractions like Belogradchik Fortress can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Belogradchik Fortress
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Related Tours to Book
Belogradchik 4x4 Safari Tour: The Guardian of the Valley - 50 Minutes Route BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $10
Yasmin BAugust 15, 2017
Non potete perdervi questo spettacolo. La fortezza è bellissima, ma non è tutto: salendo si gode di un panorama mozzafiato che non si può descrivere. Aria purissima, natura allo stato puro, esperienza... more »You can't beat this show. The fortress is beautiful, but that's not all: going up you can enjoy a breathtaking view that cannot be described. Pure air, pure nature, magical experience. To do absolutely.
Mercedes EAugust 10, 2017
Parajes preciosos! Mucho calor si te toca ir en verano. Las vistas son espectaculares. Nos coincidió que estaban montando un escenario en la fortaleza por lo que no omitimos algunas fotos. Muy recomen... more »Precious spots! Very hot if you get to go in the summer. The views are spectacular. Agreed us they were riding a scenario in the fortress by which does not omit some photos. Highly recommended.
tadenariAugust 5, 2017
Il panorama attorno vale forse più della stessa fortezza. Visitata durante l'allestimento di uno spettacolo che deve essere davvero bello, ma che rovina un po' la visita. Cosa più che sopportabile, ro... more »The scenery around is perhaps more in the same fortress. Visited during the staging of a show that should be really nice but that spoils a little visit. What more than bearable, only ruin your photos ...
Sneji KanchevaMay 9, 2017
Words cannot describe what nature has prepared for you to witness in Belogradchik. Definitely a place to put in your "to-go-to plan" while in Bulgaria. Amazing scenery, place full of legends and history - a true monument created by nature to celebrate its own beauty. Strongly recommended. Note that road from Sofia to Belogradchik is not in great shape as of April 2017, thus these 250 kilometers will take a few hours (probably up to 3hrs).
Nelly BorgovaApril 26, 2017
The Belogradchik Fortress, also called Kaleto, is an ancient well preserved fortress located near the town of Belogradchik. The Belogradchik Rocks near the fortress are really magnificent!
Asya KirevaJune 18, 2017
It's massive. Everything is real nature with little touch of human. It's saved during the years
Netef ArmonMay 28, 2017
A very beutifull view from the fortress, worth every minute of driving!
Marko RadulovicMay 4, 2017
Very nicely kept historical sight, engrance 1 euro
Plan your trip to Belogradchik
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Side trips from Belogradchik
Where to stay in Belogradchik
Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Plans in Belogradchik by other users
29 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Belogradchik BY A USER FROM BULGARIA August, culture, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM BULGARIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 39 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM BULGARIA August, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Republic of Macedonia & Bulgaria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Belogradchik BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Belogradchik BY A USER FROM ICELAND August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Belogradchik BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in Belogradchik BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM BULGARIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
Are you the owner of this business?Click here for promotion tips.