Vishegrad

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Vishegrad fortressThe Vishegrad fortress is on the left bank of Arda River on a rocky peak over Studen Kladenets dam.

It is small fortress and takes an area of 562 square meters while the preserved walls are 8 meters high. It probably is built in the 12th century.

The name of the fortress comes from the Slavs and means “high town”. The fortress is near the village Vishegrad. You can reach the village from Kardzhali by bus line  4 kms to the southeast.

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