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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge): Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 14 August 2019

It is a place where you have a kind of flashback how did your ancestors live. It’s like a stroke, imagining them at this place - without any technologies, mechanisms, electricity, etc. Really interesting experience: just you, mountains and stones. What will you do?)

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Should be oldest stonehenge/observatory in the world. Some info tables available. Nice surroundings. Be aware that on one side of the road-more seen there is a modern art exhibition, could be mistaken for the real stonehenge. But this one is on the other side of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 8 June 2019

Cool place to go. There are two legends as to what this place was for. The first one says it's an observatory and the second one says that this was a cemetery and pagan temple for rituals was in the center. In any case there...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

The farmer of the field next to the site was applying the slash and burn technique just as I got there. It was impossible to go near because of the enormous black smelly smoke and wind blowing it all over. The caretaker did not seem...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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...

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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