The Besac Fortress, or as the people usually call it “the town of Besac” is situated on the hill, at the altitude of approximately 50 m, which rises from Virsko polje and Kruseva bara, right above the Virpazar community. The strategic importance of Beasc is based on the fact that from its observation posts and towers one gets a complete view of the surrounding area, especially from Virsko polje on the northwest and the Skadar Lake on the northeast. The fortress can be reached by a gravel road that can be used by vehicles, that is connected to the road Vir-Ostros, along one side of the lake for approximately 200 m. The Besac fortress represents a fortification complex that consists of an external defensive wall, with the gate on the southern side and observation points on the northeast and southwest corners, and the inside buildings: rectangular fortification with circular towers on the northern and southern side, the building used as a military Preliminary Technical Assessment of the Architectural and Archaeological Heritage in South East Europe barrack in the central part, and the remnants of the supporting buildings along the southern wall. The buildings inside the walls of the fortress are distributed harmoniously and have good communication between them, in the form of cobble paved paths at various levels. Because it is abandoned and neglected for many years, the Fortress is a ruin nowadays.


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