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Erebuni Town-Fortress

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Address: Yerevan, Armenia
Phone Number: +374 10 458207
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erebuni is the old name for yerevan. this fortress is the remains of the early citadel of the city. the grounds were quite well kept and the museum held many interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2013
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Tehran, Iran
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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Place is in the city not far from Yerevan ,not well kept signs of vandalism every were ie graffiti,worth visiting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

You can see the replica of its original structure at the Museum. Huge, Majestic and still Elegant in spite of the destruction. Wear flat shoes. Make sure you bring your camera; at the admission, you will be informed of the very little extra charge if pictures will be taken. Ararat mountain stands right behind it. Beautiful!

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Some interesting facts to learn in the small museum in this fortress from 782 BC. Partially reconstructed by what appear to be amateurs as it is a poor reconstruction. Good view of the city and perhaps Ararat if you are more lucky than most! Worth seeing if you have time.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

Knowledgeable guide and a quick view into the history of Yerevan, but nothing extraordinary. Nice view of the city and mt Ararat. Not a must, but okay to have been here

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Corona del Mar, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

The galleries in NYC have more uratu pieces in it as are other international museums but it is at least interesting if you haven't travelled to Ankara

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Los Angeles, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

It is an amazing museum!!!! I really enjoyed being there and it was a very enriching experience indeed

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

October 2012. Totally average, nothing special other than the views across Erevan city and they are nothing 'exciting' from this vantage point. If you miss going here, don't worry, you have not missed much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

I enjoyed seeing a group of young people working on excavation of this historic site. There are great views of Yerevan from the top of the hill. Wonderful to climb on and experience an archeological site. Interesting museum with Urartian artifacts from the ancient site.

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

erebuni is the old name for yerevan. this fortress is the remains of the early citadel of the city. the grounds were quite well kept and the museum held many interesting archaeological artifacts from armenia's history. this site must be seen to understand the history of the city... it also offers great views of the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Very impressive museum, with exhibit labeling and narratives in English. The walk from the museum to the hilltop ruin can be taxing on a hot day. Take a bottle of water as there is no fountain (as of our visit) on the summit. The view of surrounding countryside is spectacular, and indicates why this was chosen as a strategic location... More 

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