Belgorod-Dniester fortress is one of the most famous and interesting monuments of defensive architecture of the Middle Ages.
Some believe its Turkish and other Moldovan and citadel — Genoa, she was built almost 200 years (XIII-XV century). At all times, captured the fortress, impressed with its power and inaccessibility. Built on a high rocky bank of the Dniester estuary from local stone — limestone, the plan is an irregular polygon area of more than 9 hectares. Climbing up the side wall area, you can get around the castle perimeter and see the design and architectural features of the defensive line.
The length of the defensive walls about 2.5 km, height of walls and towers from 5 to 15 m with a thickness of 1.5 to 5 m. From the north fortress by the waters of the Dniester estuary.
Interesting castle and a facility for filmmakers. It shot «Othello,» «Admiral Ushakov», «Captain Nemo», «20 years later», «Healing Love», «Doomed to become a star» and others.
It just made the song festival, the walls of the fortress «storm» in theatrical performances, you can take part in knightly duels.
On the territory of the museum, which contains the archaeological site of the ancient city of Thira, Ackerman and strength. The museum is open weekdays, there can also use the services of a guide.