The largest fortress in Eastern Europe

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The fortress in (known as Akkerman fortress until 1944) is one of the best preserved in Ukraine monuments of history and defensive architecture of the 13th-15th centuries, the largest fortress in Eastern Europe.

The total area of the fortress is about ​​9 hectares. It stands on the rocky shore of the Dniester estuary and has the form of an irregular polygon. Photos by: .

All the buildings are surrounded by strong fortress walls, the length of which reaches 2.5 km. .

The fortress was founded by Khan

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