Castles & Fortress

As a country with around 3000 years of history, Armenia boasts a myriad of early and late medieval castles and fortresses which have long protected the country against foreign invaders. A few of them are well-preserved, while the majority are in ruins, unfortunately.
Tourists and travelers are especially attracted by fortresses and castles built on inaccessible and unassailable rocks. Let’s take a look at the most famous castles and fortresses on the territory of modern Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.