An Urartu fortress in Erzincan

Urartu civilization was one of the empires that had deep impact on the history of this peninsula.

We are going to Eastern region of Turkey. There is a remain from an Urartu civilization in Erzincan province of Turkey. A fortress was built here by Urartu State and it was constructed 2700 years ago. By the results of archeological excavations, some Urartu tombs were unearthed and they provided us valuable information on Urartu civilization.

Urartu state left valuable heritage to realize how Small Asia developed and became the center of history.

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