Conservation of the Ruins of the 10th-Century Dashtadem Fortress, Phase 2

This project, which expands upon work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to foster regional integration and stimulate economic development through tourism.

One of the largest medieval fortresses in Armenia, Dashtadem encloses a church, reservoir, palace, cemeteries, and a citadel dating from the 7th to the 19th centuries. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details


Location: Armenia, Central Asia, Asia Organiser(s): AMAP Human Development Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: £143,175 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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