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| Sisian, Sisian, Armenia
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place with good views, the rocks are more primitive than England but they are much older, you can see how it was meant to look but age has cause deterioration, still a magnificent structure and a site to see.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Though there is nothing great to see but can be covered if going to Tatev Monastery. It’s on the way. We booked from Yerani travels on SIC Basis at 40 USD pp which included Tatev, Shaki Waterfall, stone henge, lunch , Areni Winery. Place could...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Armenia offers various landscapes and sceneries and this region didn't disappoint. The Karahundj in itself is worth the visit to see the local dolmen, but the landscapes around are breathtaking. Lots of cattle grazing, fields etc.... walking around the site is peaceful and worth spending...More

1  Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Karahundj or Armenian Stonehenge a certain place to visit in Armenia. Massive rocks being an observatory of more than 5000 years old. Hard rocks are drilled so smooth and precise and very close to the edge, which would be hard to reperform even with modern...More

1  Thank Sergey Y
Reviewed 26 July 2018

According to historians, there was a temple with a large observatory in the area. With the help of observatory, then people in ancient time could link to space and know the time and etc...

1  Thank karintravelg
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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

1  Thank jy8s
Reviewed 23 May 2018

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

1  Thank 907rayg
Reviewed 6 April 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

2  Thank Alisa A
Reviewed 5 February 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

1  Thank Ani G
Reviewed 15 December 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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