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Remains of the Thracian fortress “Kaleto” (The Fortress)


Location: Located in the area “Eagle rocks” at around 4km south of town Ardino.

Description:
The wall of the fortress forms irregular circle dimaetar 67 m. It covers an area of 0,5 dca. The fortress was built without plaster, so it is completely destroyed, the construction has slide down and the surface is strewn with fragments of Thracian pottery.

Status:
It was declared a protected site, a cultural monument of local importance in 1979.

Access:
The most convenient approach to the building site is near the Historical Museum, in the direction Bistrogled neighborhood. The road is narrow but paved. Between the two neighborhoods have a small wooden alcove with an indicative arrow, the trail reaching the fortress is marked.

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