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What a fantastic place! Can't believe people lived here right up to 1960. 425 steps (I counted... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bridge and caves

Old looking suspension bridge was fun and after crossing many caves, would like to live in one for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fantastic place! Can't believe people lived here right up to 1960. 425 steps (I counted them) down, a walk across a swinging bridge (exciting) and a wander round the old village with cave dwellings, buildings and even a church. Warning: then 425 steps...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old looking suspension bridge was fun and after crossing many caves, would like to live in one for a week. A bit of walking needs and stairs so be fit.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

On your driving be to Artsax you must stop by here ... Seriously your jaws will drop ... b/c you will see what you only read in history books ... how ancient pple lived ... I am Amazed that little country like Armenia has so...More

Thank Extraordinary326278
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Adventure: - you will need to go down (and up) 400 stairs to reach the bridge - when you reach the bridge, you will need to cross it. It is narrow, and hangs above a canyon Culture: - what is here referred as caves was...More

1  Thank Dudekica
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Located near Goris, Old Khndzoresk is an early village largely constructed out of soft rock and known for its role in the liberation movement of David Bek in the 18th century. Old Khndzoresk is situated in the beautiful, lush canyon below the more modern New...More

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Quite remarkable when you learn how many people once lived here. Interesting to walk around and appreciate the size of this place. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank Randall K
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The cave town of Old Khndzoresk really merits a visit. The scenery is very picturesque and the cave dwelling amazing. Cross the bridge and stroll through old village. Once more than 8000 people lived there with 7 schools, shops, ...

1  Thank Geghard
Reviewed September 14, 2017

You need to be fit to navigate down to this place, and to take a water bottle with you, but it's worth it. Even though little of this abandoned, hidden village remains, it is fascinating.

1  Thank NYCHels
Reviewed August 29, 2017

This was something completely unique - a place, which was dwelled until quite recent times - a village made of caves, with full infrastructure. We were amazed to visit it, see old pictures, talk to a man who looks after the old church which used...More

Thank Armen C
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Good place to see if you imagine that in last century people usued to live, love and die in caves......................

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Lusine T
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Masoud S | Reviewed this property |
Hello I think two days is necessary and enough for Goris. Walking is possible if you have enough time and energy as I saw some people were walking the route but I strongly recommend hiring a car. I stayed in Yeghevnut Hotel... More