Meghri Fortress

Location: Meghri Town, Syunik Province

Distance from Yerevan: 380 km/ 7h


The fortress of Meghri is located in the city of Meghri, Syunik Province. Meghri fortress was first mentioned in 1083. It was completely reconstructed in the 18th century. Uniqueness of the fortress is explained by the fact it has no walls. The fortress is built on the top of a mountain range, the inclined sides of which stands as the walls of the fortress. With its architectural composition Meghri fortress is a unique example of Armenian fortification technique.

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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