Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), Sisian

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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  • Pretty stone circle umgeven by a magnificent mountain panorama... And again, one wonders why people have died around the world at the same time on the idea to set up stones in the circle... All in all nice detour
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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 T...  more »
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  • Interesting archeological place to visit, worth to have a smart guide, free parking lots, easy to find.
  • Armenian stonehenge. Worth seeing, this pleace is probably older then egiptian piramids. If you need any informaions about stones you can ask in info center near by. The owner is super friendly, helpful and hospitable. You can charge your phone there use wifi and left heavy luggage for free. Also you can find some souvenirs there.
  • Ancient stones. And place are very interesting.
  • 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 are still debating what this place is. One theory is that it was used to observe the sky, making it the oldest observatory in the world. Another theory is that it was only used as a site of worship, especially to the sun. In any case, as a historic treasure, you should see it. AND it's older than the Stonehenge in England.
  • Great historical place. The stones are approximately 7500 years old. Great view and great experience
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