Information About Castle Of Van
Van Castle is a fortification building built by the Urartian Kingdom and made of a stone in view of the Urartian capital Tuspa. Located on the shores of Lake Van, 5 km from the city of Van, this castle was built on a steep rock. The structure is 1800 m long, 120 m wide and 80 m high. The castle was founded in the 9th century BC by Sarduri, son of Lutipri, between 840 - 825 BC. present in such a large number of fortifications in Armenia, Turkey and Iran are seen. Usually, such structures are made in the rocks and hillsides. Such castles are often used for zone control, not to resist foreign armies. The ruins of this building on the outskirts of the city of Van support that its walls were built in the Middle Ages. There are also rumors that this castle was built by giant people living at the time. Because it is thought that it was impossible to build the Van Castle under the conditions of that time.
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