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HANDABERD

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Handaberd is located in the village of Knaravan of Shahumyan region, Artsakh Republic.
Andaberd occupies a special place among the fortresses of the powerful fortification system not only of Artsakh, but of the "Eastern Edges" of Armenia in general. The fortress is on the right bank of the Leo River, on top of a wooded and steep mountain. In comparison with the bank of the river, the fortress itself is 280 meters high and is located at an altitude of 1665 m. The only possible approach to the surrounded by steep rocks of the fortress is a path that stretches under the fortress wall and approaches from the opposite side to the main gate. Below to the left is a false gate. The fortress of Andaberd, covered with a glorious historical past, in the history of the region and repeatedly mentioned in the works of Armenian historiographers. It is known that the son of Prince Smbatyan, ruler of the northern provinces of Artsakh, Atrnerseh, in the second quarter of the 9th century "built the fortress of Andu". Approximately in 1250 the fortress is mentioned in the "History" of Kirakos Gandzaketsi.
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