Fortress Naryn-Kala, Derbent

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Сулим Кудусов
published on 01 October 2018

Derbent can claim to be the oldest occupied city in Russia, and it is renown for its citadel (“Naryn-Kala” or “Dagh Bary” in Persian) and its imposing walls that date from the 6th century CE. UNESCO declared Derbent's citadel, ancient city, and defensive walls to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 CE.

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