Black Fortress

Sev Berd or Black Fortress is an abandoned Russian imperial fortress in , , . The fortress, which lies 8 kilometres from the Turkish border, was built in response to the Russo-Turkish War of 1828–1829.

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The Mother Armenia monumental statue is a female personification of , located in the city of . is situated 220 meters south of Black Fortress. Photo: Armineaghayan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Square
Vartanants Square or Vardanants Square, is the large central town square in , . is situated 1½ km east of Black Fortress. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Church
Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God, also known as the Our Lady of Seven Wounds, is a 19th-century church in , . is situated 1½ km east of Black Fortress. Photo: Crispin Semmens, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Cathedral of the Holy Martyrs, in , , is the cathedral of the Ordinariate for Armenia, Georgia, Russia, and Eastern Europe of the Armenian Catholic Church. is situated 1½ km east of Black Fortress. Photo: Armineaghayan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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