Kaleto Fortress

sights / Military

Kaleto Fortress information

Belogradchik , Bulgaria
admission 4 lv
Opening hours
9am-6pm Jun-Sep, to 5pm Oct-May
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Almost blending in with the surrounding rocks is the Kaleto Fortress, originally built by the Romans and later expanded by the Byzantines, Bulgarians and Turks. Most of what you see today was completed in the 1830s. You can wander round three courtyards and explore the defensive bunkers; accessing the highest rocks involves a precarious climb up steep ladders.