Kale Fortress - Vidin
Fortress "Kale" in Vidin's fortifications dating from the XVII century. When constructing new and used its time vobalna defense system. The very wall was erected along the Danube semicircular and had a diameter of 1,800 m. From the river were erected two parallel stone walls, and in part to land seven butts, interconnected by eight bastions. The facility was protected by an outer moat 18 meters wide and 6 meters deep, filled with water from the river. The fortress had nine gates that were called Points: Kale, Vidbol pepper, pepper Stambol, market capitalization, Mujahideen pepper, pepper Florentin, Sarah pepper, pepper Telegraph, Fish Peppers. The most famous of these was Stambol point through which passed the road to Istanbul-Constantinople. Moat there is larger because there moored ships of the Turkish fleet river. To protect Kapil before each supporting fortification was 8-9 with a cannon placed in holes in the walls.