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Erebuni Town-Fortress

Yerevan, Armenia
+374 10 458207
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Treasure poorly presented

For a country that prides itself for being an "Open Air Museum", it is disappointing to see this... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Los Angeles
A must in yerevan

Very good arranged and guides. Advise:Spend much of your time in the museum and a short stroll in... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2015
Tehran, Iran
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Yerevan, Armenia
+374 10 458207
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

For a country that prides itself for being an "Open Air Museum", it is disappointing to see this fortress in such poor condition. Most of the treasures in the western culture that dates only a few hundred years are well preserved and presented to visitors...More

Thank agabri
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Very good arranged and guides. Advise:Spend much of your time in the museum and a short stroll in the ruins.

1  Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Situated high atop a hill within the city limits of modern Yerevan, Erebuni Town Fortress is the birthplace of Armenia. The site dates the city which eventually became Yerevan as older than Rome by 29 years! The museum was quite interesting and we opted for...More

1  Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed 7 April 2015

well I always like to visit museum but I like the history ones the best and this one is ok but its the old site that stands out. from where I am staying it was very easy to get to, the number 68 mini bus...More

1  Thank dennis a
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

The amazing part of Erebuni is that serious interventions from the authorities were enough to let the tourist imagine the huge city built by Assyrians thousands of years ago. To enter the museum you should pay 1000 AMD, also they offer you a booklet (guide)...More

1  Thank Elie M
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Erebuni Town-Fortress offers an excellent panoramic view of Yerevan and has some unique murals dating back to pre-Christian times. Unfortunately, they have been defaced by what appears to be the work of locals. This is an unforgivable attack on Armenian cultural heritage. I recommend...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 24 November 2014

After seeing the museum below, you can climb to the ruins that overlook the valley. Many of the walls of the fortress are still in place; you just have to image how the rest of the structure looked. Great view of the town below.

Thank fredg1966
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Erebuni fortress sits above the plains of Yerevan at a height of 1017m. It was built in 782 B.C. and not much is left today. It is in ruins with some foundation walls still standing. But one comes here for two reasons : the frescoed...More

2  Thank 99Maria
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

Thank TonyBoghossian
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...More

1  Thank emb274
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