It's a historical town in Odessa region, which was based on the remains of the Tyras, ancient Greek city. It stayed there to the IV century. But frequent attacks of invaders destroyed the policy. According to historians later Bilhorod was a part of Kievan Rus, then it was owned by the Kingdom of Hungary, it was also a part of Genoese, of Golden Horde and others. Its name was changed for more than 10 times. Now the city is popular by its magnificent fortress.