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Noratus Cemetery, Noratus

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
Marvel at the age and design of the ancient tombstones at Noratus Cemetery, a historic early Middle Ages cemetery with the largest cluster of khachkars in the country. With over 800 steles with elaborately carved crosses, scenes of farm life, weddings, figures with professional insignia dating from the 9th to the 17th centuries, the cemetery is a majestic site set against a backdrop of snow-clad mountains in the distance. Today dotted with orange lichens, the tombstones, steles, and stones are all different one from another, testifying to the originality of their creators. Plan to visit Noratus Cemetery and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Noratus attractions using our Noratus family vacation planner.
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  • to go there, if possible to the sunset, the stelae are a beautiful orange color
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  • This cemetery is one of the tourist spots in Armenia. There are so many stories behind the tomb. The only weird and creepy is the tomb with the whole body picture of the person?... Whew! 
  • There is talk about Noratus cross stones, that when enemys wanted to take over this village Armenians use this stones as an army. People put some clothes to this stones and enemies army was watching f...  read more »
  • Beautiful typical cemetery.
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  • Because I was born there
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  • 僅次於Jolfa的最大規模的亞美尼亞十字石集合地,可惜Jolfa的全部被阿塞拜疆人毀了。
  • Այսպիսի քանակությամբ խաչքարեր Հայաստանում չկա ոչ մի տեղ.Նորատուսում պատմությունը շարունակվում է մինչև այսօր.
  • My ancestors are buried there, the holy place
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