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Erebuni Town-Fortress, Yerevan

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Visit the ancient ruins of Erebuni Town-Fortress, the remains of a fortified city that dates back to 782 BCE. Founded by King Argishti I of the Urartu kingdom, the hilltop settlement most likely represents the origins of the current national capital. Take a guided tour of the fortress ruins to learn more about its history and influence on the region, or visit the adjacent museum to admire archaeological findings from the area, including pottery, weapons, jewelry, and ancient coins. PutErebuni Town-Fortress into our Yerevan online trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The ruins of Erebuni are impressive. They dominate the outskirts of Yerevan from the top of a rather pronounced hill; and the base of the fortress, a multi-colored wall due to the combination of... 
    The ruins of Erebuni are impressive. They dominate the outskirts of Yerevan from the top of a rather pronounced hill; and the base of the fortress, a multi-colored wall due to the combination of...  more »
  • Very old church, really require tom watch to know the history and the architecture, very high rooms from inside, different ways to go in and out . really adventure 
    Very old church, really require tom watch to know the history and the architecture, very high rooms from inside, different ways to go in and out . really adventure  more »
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  • A relic of ancient kingdom - and a first vestige of modern Yerevan
  • It is an historical place, when you walk there it seems that you are meeting people and they are telling you stories of an old nation that survived so many years. Being small nation it didn’t prohibit to be strong. Their love of their nation let them to survive after all the attacks...

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