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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)

| Sisian, Sisian, Armenia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Sisian, Sisian, Armenia
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"archaeological site"
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"astronomical observatory"
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"worth a visit"
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"tatev monastery"
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"souvenir shop"
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"stonehenge"
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"information"
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"holes"
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"rocks"
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"sky"
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"petroglyphs"
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"circle"
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"england"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Karahunj is stunning in late June. The surrounding mountains are green and covered with flowers, which completes the scene. The monument itself is very surreal and a testament to just how long the rich the history of Armenia is. It's easy to include in a...More

Thank jy8s
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

The site has good signage about the details of the site. Well explained. Interesting location. Worth a visit if near Tatev

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Ancient archaeological site close to the city of Sisan in the Syuniq province of Armenia. According to researchers, Zorats Karer could be among the world's oldest astronomical observatories, and is at least 3,500 years older than British Stonehenge. Many of the stones were damaged over...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Armenia is not as well-traveled as many other countries, and this site is probably even less traveled to. Should you be in Armenia, this should not be missed, especially if you're making your way to Tatev Monastery (really close to one another). Scientists and historians...More

Thank Ani G
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

If you have always dreamt to visit Stonehenge, you can easily replace it with Karahundj. nice experiment and good price

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

A little over a hundred miles of scenic and winding roads from Yerevan is a mysterious collection of shaped rocks, some with smooth holes that direct the eye to parts of the night sky. The rocks were assembled here over 5,000 years ago, possibly as...More

Thank bobca1947
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

In my opinion this is a treasure that you must look for and visit. It is a long drive, but something to be seen. It is a prehistoric archaeological site. In the nearby city of Sisian, there is a small museum dedicated to things found...More

Thank TraveledKat
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

This is the Armenian Stonehenge literally cause the word in Armenian is what Stonehenge means . You will see first at the road a modern imitation that is not a fake tentative. It is more an invitation to the real thing. Beautiful it has 8000...More

Thank Ilzo A
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

True. This is probably the Armenian Stonehenge, but without a good explanation it remain only "some rock well placed". The surrounding is beautiful and it seems always very windy

1  Thank MirkoSpino
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Special place, the must for guests. Several versions of identity), observatory or semitary or aliens travel stop or bee line... you are touching history of humankind here thats for sure.

1  Thank Narekjan
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