Kurdistan - Wan

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The Fortress of Van (Armenian: Վանի Բերդ, also known as Van Citadel, Turkish: Van Kalesi or Kurdish: Kela Wanê) is a massive stone fortification built by the ancient kingdom of Urartu during the 9th to 7th centuries BC, and is the largest example of its kind.

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Comments (7)

Marc Guerrini ❀ on July 7, 2012

F & L

David Stern on July 7, 2012

thanks for your visit and thank you very much for F&L :-)

Rita Eberle-Wessner on August 10, 2012

Impressive building

David Stern on August 10, 2012

@Marc Guerrini
@Rita Eberle-Wessner
thanks for your visit and coments ... i like old historical places ... i put some informations to the picture if there is anybody interesting in further information

hongtran on August 16, 2012

Very nice shot . Like .

Irena Brozova on August 16, 2012


greetings from Prague, Irena

David Stern on August 16, 2012

@Irena Brozova(CZ)
thank you for the visit and coments ... big hug :-)

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