The Askeran Fortress - Artsakh

The Askeran Fortress – Artsakh

The Askeran Fortress is located 12 kilometers east of Stepanakert, in the lower reaches of the Qarqar River. The name of the fortress derives from the roots “as” (heavenly, divine) and “karan” (stone). In the antiquity, the fortress has been surrounded by Armenian settlements and has been called Mayraberd. Now, the state highway passes through …

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