Medieval Tavush fortress is located on the outskirts of Berd, Tavush region of Armenia. Near River Aghstev. At one time served as a fortress to protect the gorge and was impregnable. Nearby are the villages Navur, Chinchin, Verin Karmiraghbyur and Norashen. In written sources fortress was first mentioned in the tenth century as the residence of the governors of the Armenian king Ashot Erkat. In X-XI fortress belonged Kyurikidam. On the territory of the fortress still find shards of ancient pottery and other small items.