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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  • A little over a hundred miles of scenic and winding roads from Yerevan is a mysterious collection of shaped rocks, some with smooth holes that direct the eye to parts of the night sky. The rocks were ...  more »
  • In my opinion this is a treasure that you must look for and visit. It is a long drive, but something to be seen. It is a prehistoric archaeological site. In the nearby city of Sisian, there is a small...  more »
  • I didn't find anything special about this Qarahunj, or better known as the Armenian Stonehenhe, probably because not having a guide who could explain the history of the site we couldn't grasp its true essence.
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