Ancient Armenian Fortress of Kars

Ancient Armenian Fortress of Kars

Like many medieval Armenian towns, Kars had originally been a fortress. In fact, many historians refer to it as “fortress of Kars”. Over the course of the 9th-13th centuries, city quarters spread around the fortress, the latter at some point being turned into a citadel.  In the years of the Turkish-Persian domination, the fortress of …

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