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Fortress Ustra

Author: Росица Николова, 10.7 km From Djebel.    , Адрес: Djebel, с. Устрен обл. Кърджали, GPS coordinates: N 41.4702003    E 25.2257762
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The century-old walls of the castle "Ustra" attract many tourists year-round. Located 5 km. Ustren northeast of the village and 3 km. southeast of the village of Lebed, Kardzhali district. Located on an area of ​​1.2 ha., On 1015 m. Altitude. The fortress wall is well preserved, there are T-shaped and in places reaches a height of 8 meters. Long is 113 m., And its foundations have a thickness 2.8 m. At the bottom and 1.75 m. At the top.

There was a 3 defense towers, and two semi-circular in shape of a rectangle, each of which was over three floors. Lower floors of the towers were hidden underground and were used for reservoirs. The walls of the towers were lined with a mixture of mortar, broken bricks and large pieces of pottery. The entrance was located on the eastern part, where today there are remains of steps.

In "Ustra" was 8 rooms, the largest size is eleven to six meters and at least fifty centimeters. Meter seventy.

In 1973 during archaeological excavations have found more than 1000 items: iron arrows, helmet parts, bronze and silver crosses, 14 ceramic vessels and copper coins.

To reach the castle have to go through the exit, before the village Ustren. It is easier to climb the trail near the farm for deer, which is a kilometer away from the village of Lebed

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