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Author: Таня , 2.4 km From Silistra.    , GPS coordinates: N 44.1026296    E 27.2568950
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 South of Silistra stretches Turkish fort "Medjidi Tabia". He is the only construction on the lands of our country fully reserved by the Ottoman yoke. The military fort was built in 1847. The name comes from the fortress of Sultan Abdul Whiting, who showed great interest in the construction of military construction and personally watched the process of building her

  "Medjidi Tabia" is an imposing stone fortress with a height of about eight meters, surrounded by a deep ditch, serving as camouflage and protection. The military fort has a hexagonal shape and remarkable structure. The uniqueness of the military fort in its complex structure. He has very high walls and numerous underground tunnels constructed so that the hill where the castle is located to reach all key sites until the other end of town. Such a complex structure of the underground only the fortress located in Novi Sad, Serbia. The military fort was a work of German military engineer Helmuth von Moltke. The construction of a military fortress took twelve years of hard work that was laid by the Turks enforced by Bulgarians. Their count is around 300 people, were the chief masters of Dryanovo laborers and locals. After completion of construction all Bulgarians worked in the fortress were exiled to Anadala to not release the secret construction of the fort.


 Fortress' Medjidi Tabia "is the trademark of the six centers of artificial strengthening of the Turkish defense closed system. Vnushtelnata fortress was built to further strengthen the Danube region, which was the Ottoman frontier territories. Nowadays it has turned into a museum and is open to visitors year round. "Medjidi Tabia" is part of a hundred travel sites in Bulgaria

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