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As well , as everybody big our cities, there are ancient trakian, roman and a byzantine ancestor.But His enthralled walls, overcomed from the avars and the slavs in VI cen. are changed by walls, build by severalhundred kilo's stones in first period of VII cen.There aren't facts in the chivalric literature, the city to is recaptured by enemy.During the atrocious tatar's invasions in 1271-1277 the city and his enthralled walls stay impregnable even.The ottoman trks, they had stormed the city in 1388, save the redoubt of a first season and seat in her a garrison.In 1444 the crusaders army of the polish king-Vladislav III and the hungarian army leader Yan Huniadi strikes the castle and butchers his garrison after ferocious battle.She had remained to the end of XV century in the in depth nape In the Ottoman empire, the stronghold turns waste and is gradually abandoned. From the rock blocks as well enlistments, mosques and baths in the modern city are on the walls built.

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