55km from Yerevan. See location
Amberd fortress was built from 7 to 13cc. It is one of the biggest fortresses and one of high-mountain attractions of Armenia. Located at 2300m on the slope of Aragats mountain. On the road to Amberd you can visit monasteries Saghmosavank and Hovhannavank. Just 20km from Amberd is high-mountain lake Kari 3207m, where you will fell the altitude and enjoy the beautiful view to southern Aragats.