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Erebuni Town-Fortress

Yerevan, Armenia
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Site Spoiled by Graffiti and Screaming Children. Good Museum

If this was just a review of the museum then the rating would be higher. The artefacts from Erebuni... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
SueKot
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London, United Kingdom
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Take your imagination with you

This is an interesting site but you need to be able to imagine what it used to be like. The museum... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2015
Whonose
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Al Ain
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

If this was just a review of the museum then the rating would be higher. The artefacts from Erebuni are few but worth the time. Three silver rhytons (drinking vessels shaped like animals) are definitely the highlight. There are also ceramics indicating that the Urartian...More

1  Thank SueKot
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is an interesting site but you need to be able to imagine what it used to be like. The museum is small with poor labelling, but that seems to be standard here. However it gives a bit of an idea about what the fortress...More

1  Thank Whonose
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We paid for a guide, so we learned things we wouldn't have otherwise; it was worth it. This is a fairly small museum, where they have highlighted a few objects that directly relate to Erebuni. The guide mentioned a few times that other objects were...More

1  Thank Terri R
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Interesting museum and window on ancient Erebuni and beginnings of Yerevan. Guides are available in many languages.

1  Thank terryt622015
Reviewed 12 August 2015

For a country that prides itself for being an "Open Air Museum", it is disappointing to see this fortress in such poor condition. Most of the treasures in the western culture that dates only a few hundred years are well preserved and presented to visitors...More

Thank agabri
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Very good arranged and guides. Advise:Spend much of your time in the museum and a short stroll in the ruins.

1  Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Situated high atop a hill within the city limits of modern Yerevan, Erebuni Town Fortress is the birthplace of Armenia. The site dates the city which eventually became Yerevan as older than Rome by 29 years! The museum was quite interesting and we opted for...More

1  Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed 7 April 2015

well I always like to visit museum but I like the history ones the best and this one is ok but its the old site that stands out. from where I am staying it was very easy to get to, the number 68 mini bus...More

1  Thank dennis a
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

The amazing part of Erebuni is that serious interventions from the authorities were enough to let the tourist imagine the huge city built by Assyrians thousands of years ago. To enter the museum you should pay 1000 AMD, also they offer you a booklet (guide)...More

1  Thank Elie M
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Erebuni Town-Fortress offers an excellent panoramic view of Yerevan and has some unique murals dating back to pre-Christian times. Unfortunately, they have been defaced by what appears to be the work of locals. This is an unforgivable attack on Armenian cultural heritage. I recommend...More

Thank Michael A
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