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Erebuni Town-Fortress

Yerevan, Armenia
+374 10 458207
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well worth it

The museum has an informative exhibition, featuring a collection of objects from the Urartian... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Stacey J
A must-see if you're in Yerevan for more than 2 days

The museum will be nice if you have a guide, but if you already saw Yerevan's Historical Museum at... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Thorsten M
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Yerevan, Armenia
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The museum has an informative exhibition, featuring a collection of objects from the Urartian period found around Yerevan. The site itself has been neglected and is somewhat marred by vandalism to the reconstructed parts of the complex. Nonetheless, the remains and view the hill commands...More

Thank Stacey J
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The museum will be nice if you have a guide, but if you already saw Yerevan's Historical Museum at Republic Square you won't see anything new here. Erebuni Fortress itself isn't only a place of high archaeological significance, though, but also a nice viewpoint if...More

Thank Thorsten M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

It's a pity the restoration work has not been taken with more care. It's a vital historic place. The frescos can still be seen but the stone work needs better work. Also needs a clean up of the area.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum, but it is a good introduction to the history of Yerevan. It cannot be reached on foot from the city Venter and a taxi is probably the best way to get there. A below average souvenir shop. The staff was...More

1  Thank mazda65
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

About 6 km outside of the center was Erebuni Fortress & Museum, one of the few ruins left in Yerevan. The sight had significantly less visitors compared to other sights most likely due to its distance from the city. The small museum contains a collection...More

1  Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Easy to reach with a taxi. The museum part is smallish and does not impress much. But the ruins of the old fortress up to the hill offers great views over the city. It is a rather heavy climb though. Also the fortress itself is...More

1  Thank Vg40
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Definetety worth to visit. Interesting museum tells the strory about the city which existed in this place in ancient times. It's incredible to see how developed were the technologies that time! Ruins of the fortress move you centuries ago, so you can imagine how people...More

1  Thank Alexandra0000000
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I very much enjoy ancient ruins. It is in good condition for being built around 700 bc. The museum is small but interesting. The earlier reviewer who said it was not well preserved is wrong. The beauty of this is it is not touched and...More

2  Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this if you will visit Armenia, it's as ancient as it gets! Walk along the path of a place which was built almost 3,000 years ago. The walls and stones are still there and it's very tempting to get some of the rocks...More

1  Thank Renuel S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Erebuni fortress is a Museum for Armenian History for more 3000 years ago , you can see all Yerevan from Erebuni Fortress

2  Thank Walid I
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