Ertij Fort

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Ertij Fort
Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia
Ertij Fort1.jpg
The fort of Ertij upon a hill in Arpi.
Ertij Fort is located in Armenia
Ertij Fort
Ertij Fort
Coordinates 39°44′21″N 45°16′14″E / 39.7393°N 45.2705°E / 39.7393; 45.2705
Type Fortress
Site information
Open to
the public
Condition Some walls remain.
Site history
Built 13th century
Materials Stone

Ertij is a fort built during the 13th century. It is situated upon a hill adjacent to the village of Arpi in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Nearby in the gorge carved by the Arpa River is the cave shrine of Jrovank.


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