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Vidin- Our town, Our pride!. Vidin is one of the oldest towns along the Bulgarian Danube bank. Vidin is one of the oldest towns along the Bulgarian Danube.

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1 Vidin- Our town, Our pride!

2 Vidin is one of the oldest towns along the Bulgarian Danube bank. Vidin is one of the oldest towns along the Bulgarian Danube bank. Vidin emerged at the place of an old Thracian settlement known as Dunonia ("fortified hill") Vidin emerged at the place of an old Thracian settlement known as Dunonia ("fortified hill") The Romans called it Bononia. The Romans called it Bononia. When Slavs settled in the area, they called the town Badin or Bdin, where its modern name comes from. When Slavs settled in the area, they called the town Badin or Bdin, where its modern name comes from.

3 The ancient fortress Baba Vida - the town's primary landmark! Its the only authentic and fully preserved Medieval castle in Bulgaria with a past as both a military fortress and a rulers residence.

4 The St. Dimitar's Cathedral It is the second biggest cathedral in Bulgaria after The St.Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia.

5 Vidin is a town in which spiritual temples of the Christian, Jewish and Moslem religions are built. St Nicolas Church The Jewish Synagogue Osman Pazvantooglu's Mosque

6 The Konaka Museum The Turkish Konak was built in the second half of the 18th century. The Turkish Konak was built in the second half of the 18th century. Originally the building was used as a police office department. Originally the building was used as a police office department. In 1956 the building was transformed into a part of the Historical Museum in Vidin. In 1956 the building was transformed into a part of the Historical Museum in Vidin.

7 The Cruciform Barracks Museum Krastata Kazarma (the cruciform barracks) was built in At present, it houses the ethnographic exposition of the History Museum.

8 The City Park

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