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Entrance to the King's residence. Erebuni Fortress, Armenia

Erebuni Fortress – the Founding of Yerevan

Posted by Darius Roby on June 5, 2018

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Just outside of Yerevan lies an arid hill overlooking the Ararat plain, that is known as Arin Berd. The name in Armenian means “Fortress of the Blood.” It is home to the ruins of an 8th century BC city of the Urartian Kingdom called Erebuni, which is the origin of the modern name Yerevan. I made a note to visit this place during my travel in Armenia, not only due to its antiquity, but also