Daryunk Castle; An Urartu Castle in Doğubeyazıt

Daryunk Castle

There are many castles from Urartu period. Urartu state built strategical castles in the region. Daryunk Castle is one of them.

Daryunk Castle was one of the strategical castles of the region. In the same time, it was an important military base. Urartu tombs and items prove that it was an Urartu castle. It was named as Daryunk Castle in the past. Seljuks and Ottomans reconstructed the castle.

It is located in Doğu Beyazıt county of Ağri province. This region has a historical background.

Doğu Beyazıt Castle


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