Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), Sisian

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#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Syunik Province
Admire the interesting megaliths of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), an archaeological complex of unknown origin, possibly dating back to the Bronze or Iron Age. Reminiscent of the famed English site, the mysterious stones may have served as a necropolis, a temple, or for astronomical observation. Enjoy the scenic views of the surroundings from the hilltop location, and listen for the whistling sound when the wind blows through the stones' circular punctures. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and many more Sisian attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sisian driving holiday planner .
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  • September 23, 2017
    This is the Armenian Stonehenge literally cause the word in Armenian is what Stonehenge means . You will see first at the road a modern imitation that is not a fake tentative. It is more an invitation...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    True. This is probably the Armenian Stonehenge, but without a good explanation it remain only "some rock well placed". The surrounding is beautiful and it seems always very windy  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    And this may well be true. Mysterious construction from stones-223 vertically standing stone up to a height of 2.8 m and weighing up to 8.5 tons! At 57, there are holes to determine the point of the sky. What you see is impressive. Winds are blowing strongly. In the winter, dress warmly.
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