Ayanis Fortress of Urartu State

Ayanis Fortress of Van

Van province of Turkiye used to be center of ancient Urartu State. Urartu civlization was one of the civilizations that had an impact on ancient era. We still unearth great pieces and buildings that belong to Urartu State at present.

Ayanis Fortress was one of the great military buildings. It was built in 7th century BC. It was the fortress that was built by last king of Urartu II.Rosa. The archeaologists have been excavating the fortree since 1989. It has surprises for us even today.

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