Vidin attractions

Fortress in Vidin

Baba Vida Fortress

At the northern end of the park lining the Danube, the marvellously intact Baba Vida Fortress is a 17th-century Turkish upgrade of 10th-century Bulgarian fortifications, which in turn were built upon the ruins of th…
Museum in Vidin

Archaeological Museum

Inside the former Turkish police station, located in the central part of the city, this museum holds a scrappy collection of neolithic flints, Roman statue fragments, medieval swords and 19th-century rifles. There's…
Gallery in Vidin

Regional Art Gallery

This art museum is housed in an elegant former military club on the southern edge of the city's riverside park. On display are some 1300 works of famous Bulgarian and foreign artists, arranged according to medium: g…
Cathedral in Vidin

Sveti Dimitâr Cathedral

Vidin’s cathedral is considered to be the country's second biggest, after the Aleksander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, and dates from the late 19th century. It has benefited from partial restoration work, and contains …