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Reviewed 1 week ago

Magnificent views of the Fortress and the surrounding landscape as we drove the very winding, narrow and pot-holed road to reach our destination. The citadel remains in parts, with a large portion of the fortification walls, bath house and the Vahramashen Church (built in 1026)...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Phillip8789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views of and around fortress and church. It sits on a peninsula overlooking sparsely forested hills. Nicely kept and well worth a visit to reflect on the past.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sunwaterlime
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amberd fortress is one of the most beautiful places in Armenia that is worth to be visited by the visitors. It is located in Aragatsotn province about 55-60km from the Yerevan.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Shushan G
Reviewed 23 September 2019

The remains of an ancient fortress, destroyed by the conquerors in the ninth century, still reign over the gorges and the valley, guarding their peace. Even in this state, the fortress makes a great impression. Time has not spared neither the walls nor the interior,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Zuevy
Reviewed 29 August 2019

We visited the fortress on a hot summer day. It takes about 1.5 hours from Yerevan to get there on a narrow road. Entrance is free. Once you get there, you will find stunning views to two gorges surrounding the 1000 year old ruins of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 7 August 2019

This ancient fortress is in a dramatic location overlooking a valley and with views to Mt Ararat. Some of the buildings are not in great condition so not all of the site can be explored.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank pboropixie
Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

I was happy to get to this point on our tour because it had the only toilet of the day! 😄(which is very well maintained, btw, and costs 100 dram to use.) the views are beautiful but I visited during the height of the summer...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

Not far away from Yerevan, capital of Armenia. The fortress is located on the slopes of Aragats Mountain with a picturesque views on fortress itself, gorges, Amberd river and Ararat mountain. A must see place.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 584sergeyy
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The place may not exist after some years if not done something because the structure is precarious and is in a very bad condition, just a few kilometers on Mount Aragats but not on top. No hotels but coffee definitely available, toilet is close by,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old castle and church, nice when quiet and great views, can climb to the top of the ruins of the castle.

Date of experience: August 2018
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