Fortresses and Castles in Armenia

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Many people who have visited Armenia will state that Armenia is a land of 1000s of churches, and there are many sites to visit to see medieval fortresses and castles. As Armenia didn’t have State freedom for more than 700 years most of the fortresses and castles were destroyed after the owners left them. So today there are many ruins of medieval fortresses and castles in the territory of modern Armenia. Amberd Castle Amberd fortress is located in Aragatsotn Marz, 62km (38,5m) away from Yerevan. The castle was built in…

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