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One of the remaining structures of evidence of ancient Armenian history is its fortresses. Many of Armenia’s fortresses were destroyed by the enemy or by earthquakes, but there are several fortresses that survived that can still be visited today...

Throughout history, Armenia has been in the crossroads of countries fighting each other for power. In turn, there have been many battles on Armenia’s land, causing many ancient fortresses to be destroyed. Armenia is also in an area prone to earthquakes that have made their marks on these structures as well. However, the ruins of these castles and fortresses are still a sight to see and often sit on top of peaks and hills with beautiful views. Tourists who are interested in Armenia’s history should visit these ancient fortresses and explore the ruins of what used to be…

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