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Historic Landmark
Medjidi Tabia Fortress

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Silistra
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South of today is a fortress of Silistra "Medjidi Tabia" played an important role in the Russo-Turkish wars of 1853-1856, and 1877-1878 the idea to build this system of fortifications was made by the German military engineer Helmuth von Moltke , visited the town in 1837 was built by enforced 300 Bulgarian masters who were then exiled to Anatolia to izdadat no secret of the castle. With the same aim in Constantinople was hanged commandant of construction Ali Pasha, called there "to get their reward." In 1847 he was visited by the Sultan Abdul Whiting whose name is called - Medjidi Tabia. The castle has a hexagonal form and reaches a height of 8 meters. Located right next to it moat , served as a barrier and camouflage. Unique in it are underground tunnels that were dug from the hill and reach key locations across the city. The situation can not help you back to the 19th century, as soon as you approach the beautiful hill, which is the fortress. You will experience the mystique of old times, like air and stony road have not changed. Talk here costs 4 leva

To examine this historical monument to be able to stay overnight in a tent on the banks of the Danube. Danube Park is a great place, but the city has many places to stay. Be sure to visit the reserve "Durostorum-Drustur-Silistra". In its vicinity is unique and Silver Reserve, where you can see every summer large colonies of pelicans and to examine stuffed animals in the museum to reserve.

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