Mayraberd fortress is located 14 km from the capital of Artsakh, Stepanakert. The fort was built in the 18-th century and had a very important defensive role for Shushi.
The construction of the fortress took place in the 50-ies of the 18th century. Earlier the fortress and the nearest settlement were called Mayraberd. The location and double walls with thickness of 2 m and height of 9 m served as an insurmountable obstacle for enemies.