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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), Sisian

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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. Plan to visit Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sisian attractions using our Sisian family vacation planner.
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  • No place is worse than Stonehenge, sorry that's not untwisted. These stones, rocks, these mountains around and silence. Something mysterious and mystical. The only minus-nerashhvitrst' tourism infrastructure, it's not there at all, just forever closed gift shop. But if you drive in storoeu and-Goris Tatev site!
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  • These pre-historic stones some 5000 to potentially 7000 years old show quite a few interesting patterns. The site has only been partially excavated, but shows many similarities with menhirs elsewhere ...  more »
  • This must see for sure. We were in the morning, there was no one, only the big birds. It is a real miracle.
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