Mayraberd Fortress (XVIII c.)

Location: Stepanakert, Artsakh

Distance From Yerevan: 341km/6h 40min

Establishment: XVIII c

Mayraberd Fortress is located 14 km North-East of Stepanakert city (Artsakh). The fortress was constructed in the 50’s of the 18th century. Earlier the fortress and the nearest settlement were called Mayraberd. The fortress with high towers and thick walls is closed by Karkar River’s valley from two sides. The location and double walls used to serve as an inaccessible and powerful guard while protecting the heart of Artsakh in the 18th century.

Leave No Trace

  • Plan ahead & be prepared
  • Dispose the waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impacts
  • Respect the wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

Roads conditions

It is winter time! Check out road conditions before heading to the road! Beware of the snow & ice layer!

Vanadzor - Alaverdi section of the M6 Interstate highway stretching from Yerevan to Georgian border is temporarily closed. You can use Vanadzor-Stepanavan-Odzun-Alaverdi bypassing road.

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