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“An ancient and tranquil site” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)

Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
| Sisian, Sisian, Armenia
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Sisian
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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“An ancient and tranquil site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Karahundj (also called Zorats Karer) is an extensive site in a high mountain plain area outside Sisian, Armenia. It is well worth a visit and offers beautiful vistas of the mountains and the river gorge. Make sure you spend some time exploring the entire area, not just the standing stones.

Visited May 2013
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“Zoratc Qarer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is one of the oldest places located in the outskirts of Sisian, Southern Armenia. It is older than the Stonehenge in England.

Visited December 2012
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“THE GATES OF INFINITY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012 via mobile

Highly recommend and insist to visit that place!

If you mentally ready to touch and feel the roots of worldwide history, ready to see and understand the petroglyphs (stone scriptings) with the swastica many many thousand years before fascism and pseudo (fake) "Arianism" of Hitler, that brought to our days the idea of Sun born Nature... That's your place! To touch, to feal, to understand, to learn, and to re-born...

The only place on the planet where you can find the evidences that AR was at the beginning!

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“Karahundji(Armenia's Stonehenge): unforgettable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

arahunge or Karahundj, Zorakarer is 3, 500 years older than England’s Stonehenge and 3, 000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids. The total area of the observatory is 7 hectares. According to the scientist’s findings, a temple consisting of 40 stones built in honor of the Armenians’ main God, Ari, meaning the Sun, is situated in the central part of Carahunge. Besides the temple, it had a large and developed observatory, and also a university that makes up the temple’s wings.
"They sit like soldiers on a hill, huddled in formation. The 204 stones near Sissian have been ascribed with mystical, fertility and cosmic powers, but rarely have ancient monuments caused such a sensation in astronomical circles. "
arahunge or Karahundj, Zorakarer is 3, 500 years older than England’s Stonehenge and 3, 000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids. The total area of the observatory is 7 hectares. According to the scientist’s findings, a temple consisting of 40 stones built in honor of the Armenians’ main God, Ari, meaning the Sun, is situated in the central part of Carahunge. Besides the temple, it had a large and developed observatory, and also a university that makes up the temple’s wings.
"They sit like soldiers on a hill, huddled in formation. The 204 stones near Sissian have been ascribed with mystical, fertility and cosmic powers, but rarely have ancient monuments caused such a sensation in astronomical circles. "
arahunge or Karahundj, Zorakarer is 3, 500 years older than England’s Stonehenge and 3, 000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids. The total area of the observatory is 7 hectares. According to the scientist’s findings, a temple consisting of 40 stones built in honor of the Armenians’ main God, Ari, meaning the Sun, is situated in the central part of Carahunge. Besides the temple, it had a large and developed observatory, and also a university that makes up the temple’s wings.
"They sit like soldiers on a hill, huddled in formation. The 204 stones near Sissian have been ascribed with mystical, fertility and cosmic powers, but rarely have ancient monuments caused such a sensation in astronomical circles. "
The Armenian scientists believe there is a link between the name of Stonehenge in England and Karahunj, which is 3500 years newer than Stonehenge. “Stone” in Armenian is “kar” and “henge” (a word which is absent in English) is the same “hunj” (voice, sound, echo in Armenian)

Visited June 2011
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