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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. Make Erebuni Town-Fortress a part of your Yerevan vacation plans using our Yerevan trip builder.
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  • On a hill called Arin Ber, is the first fortress of the town and it overlooks a plain in what is today Yerevan and within the background you have Mount Ararat. This is an interesting site but you need...  more »
  • Museum of the City Foundation. Unique exhibits that any Museum would envy. No joke this year Yerevan 2798 years. This is the official version from the times of the USSR. well actually there are places in Yerevan, which has more than 3000 years.
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  • The ruins of the Erebuni Citadel are very interesting. Built on the top of a hill called Arin Ber it was overlooking the entire plain what is the city of Yerevan now – a better strategic place for a s...  more »
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  • Having been founded in 722 B.C., Erebuni fortress is still impressive. It is one of the most important Urartian sites. It is a great place for the lovers of ancient castles. There are various cuneiform inscriptions. You can walk at Apadana, Khaldi tower and some other cute places.
  • Very nice view over the city. We payed the entry fee but on the top we saw that there is a unguarded street where the locals come here for free even with cars. The street starts a few hundred meters right from the museum.
  • Perhaps the most interesting attraction in Yerevan. Pretty interesting ruins of the old settlement, which is even older than Rome!
  • Yerevan day is celebrated sometime mid-October every year. They have some nice events in this Museum. Go, check out!
  • fantastic view and interesting historical overview