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. Work out when and for how long to visit Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and other Sisian attractions using our handy Sisian driving holiday planner.
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  • Whilst claimed as the "Armenian Stonehenge", this site should not be compared the site on Salisbury Plains in England - and nor does Armenia mean it to be. The similarity is that it was an aligned...  more »
  • We arrived with jeep tour , and spend near one hour walking around these stones and newest excavations on site. Very interesting.  more »
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  • Amazing how ancient people could build observatories from stones, it is proving once more that we did not know a lot from that times.
  • I arrived at sunset and the view was spectacular. The tours bill it as their own Stonehenge but even older, it doesn't compare in size of rocks but makes up for it by being able to go up to the stones and interact with the observatory.

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