Askeran fortress is situated in the southern suburb of the town. The fortress was built for defense of Shusha. The fortress was widely used during the Russo-Persian War.
In the 1988 in the clash in this city was one of the igniting points of Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict resulting in Nagorno-Karabakh War.
The fortress of Askeran was renovated in 2002.
General view of Askeran fortress
Church of the Holy Mother of God in Askeran, opened in 2002
Askeran City Stadium