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Interesting Place

If you are lucky enough to be staying at the wonderful River House Homestay, this is just at the... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Rodney A
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An awesome place

We combined this visit with some other fascinating attractions in the area, but it certainly merits... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

If you are lucky enough to be staying at the wonderful River House Homestay, this is just at the edge of their property and is a nice place to visit.

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed June 8, 2017

We combined this visit with some other fascinating attractions in the area, but it certainly merits a visit on its own. The location is beautiful, the village next to it is interesting and the mystic history of this unknown Jewish community is captivating. Cross the...More

2  Thank 70ava
Reviewed May 17, 2017

The cemetery is 800 years old and has been opened for 80 years. The Jewish community disappeared then. Several tombal stones have been well preserved, interestingly sculpted.

1  Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed October 16, 2016

This somehow hidden cemetery is one of the most uniques place you can visit in Armenia or all over the world. If you happen to be around, go and visit. The history of the cemetery is explained on different signs. Much of its history is...More

3  Thank ronaldfaller
Reviewed October 4, 2016

It's pretty, but don't go there of this is your only goal in this village. there is one sign and a few tombstones on the beginning of the village. This is not it. go further in.

1  Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

It's an ancient and small jewish cemetery in a small area under a huge mountain. A place of absolute peace and meditation. The inscriptions contain old Jewish funerary language and biblical verses.

2  Thank cocca59
Reviewed July 9, 2016

To find such an old Jewish cemetery in Armenia is something unique and moving. It is considered among the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the world. It was excavated only recently in 2000, by archeologist from Israel. If you read Hebrew you can find Hebrew words...More

2  Thank nadi O o
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Here you will find about 40 tombstones dating from 1266 to 1337. The cemetery was used for about 80 years, but then the Jewish community disappeared, leaving only this cemetery as evidence they once occupied this village. The cemetery was studied academically only in the...More

2  Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Very special place in whole Armenia. Old Jewish cemetery with about 40 tombstones from 13th century - 10 with Hebrew and Aramaic still readable writing! Specially touching is a writing on a gravestone of young boy Tzwi, died on 26/3/1295! Cemetery was used for only...More

2  Thank Tomi V
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't drive for hours to see this but its worth a 10 minute look if you're in the area, or unless you're particularly interested in Jewish cemeteries.

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