According to the decision of the Ayntap Cultural Heritage Preservation Council, Western Armenia, additional tunnels were discovered during the cleaning and excavation works carried out in the historical castle.
They are believed to have been used during the war, in connection with these tunnels, an area of water at a depth of 18 meters were also found. The purpose of the works to be carried out in Ayntap Fortress is to discover the continuation of the tunnels and turn them into a touristic place.
Works will continue to uncover the secret of the tunnels. Freshwater is now found in the historic castle. There are roads in the underground area of Ayntap fortress, which stretch to the village of Duluk. The secrets of the historic city will be solved through the discovered tunnels.