Shevchenko Park (Парк Шевченко)
This watchtower and portion of wall is all
that remains of the fortress built in 1974-1975
fortress, built in 1793, was designed to defend
the town from enemies approaching from the sea.
It was built near the ruins of the former Kadjibi
Bay fortress. Situated high over the coastal
cliff it was star shaped with five bastions,
it was surrounded by a moat and earthen mounds.
The new garrison had 2,000 men with 120 cannons.
Later the fortress lost its military significance
and was turned into a medical quarantine.
"Odessa of the 19th
century" page 75 Quarantine in the 1850's
war cannon sits ready next to the wall.
(For more on the history of this war cannon,
and how to find more cannons, see Crimean
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