Micingirt town fortress; A fortress that is like an eagle nest

Turkish Northern Eastern region was an Urartu domination field. The hill that this fortress was built was former Urartu settlement field. There used to be Urartu graves and an Urartu cistern.

It was built in 1200’s. Then Romans and Byzantines used this fortress. Archeological works proved us that it had used for a long time. Walls of the fortress and some sections of the fortress are still standing.

It i located in Kars province of Turkey. It is one of the worth sight seeing places.


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