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Belogradchik Fortress, Belogradchik

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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.
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  • Beautiful scenery with a fortress on the rocks. Worth a visit. Came here with a guide and had a nice time hiking up the fort and the surrounding area. Look for the old soviet cinema nearby. 
  • At 130 kilometers north of Sofia, near the small town of Belogradchik is a unique monument of ancient military architecture, the fortress of Belogradchik. Its other name-the fortress Kaleto. Here as if perfectly blended man-made walls with a high Rocky Ridge, a natural protective structure. Very beautiful! Be sure to wear clothing that protects and blocks your body! On foot-a good solid shoes. You can bypass around the fortress and rocks, but lay on it a long time
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  • The Belogradchick fort wouldn't be anything interesting if it wasn't that the former besieged used the sharp rock landscape as part of the defence. The combination still shows that it was almost an im...  read more »
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