Boloraberd (Proshaberd) Fortress (XIII c.)

Location: Gladzor, Vayots Dzor

Distance from Yerevan: 140km/2h 30min

Establishment: XIII c.

Boloraberd or Proshaberd Fortress is located in Vayots Dzor region, 6-7 km  from Vernashen, in front of Gladzor University Museum. Boloraberd was the residence of Proshyans dynasty. The construction was founded in the 13th century by Duke Prosh Proshyan. Walls and the towers are preserved. There is a chapel on the Eastern side; St. Astvatsatsin (St. Holy Virgin) Spitakavor is 1-2 km South-East of the fortress. 

Leave No Trace

  • Plan ahead & be prepared
  • Dispose the waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impacts
  • Respect the wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

Roads conditions

It is winter time! Check out road conditions before heading to the road! Beware of the snow & ice layer!

Vanadzor - Alaverdi section of the M6 Interstate highway stretching from Yerevan to Georgian border is temporarily closed. You can use Vanadzor-Stepanavan-Odzun-Alaverdi bypassing road.

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