Turkey

Ani

The former capital of Armenia

Petr Liška
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Inserted: 16.04.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Directly on the Turkish-Armenian border lies the ruins of the former mighty capital of the Armenian kingdom Bagratuni. At the time of its greatest fame, it competed with its significance with the largest cities of the Middle East. The river canyons were protected town from three sides and mighty walls the fourth. The city was practically impregnable, and until the great earthquake in 1319 and its alignment with the earth was so prosperous. There are now the ruins of ancient churches

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