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Descend 400 steps and then cross the swinging bridge over the gorge to the former cave town. Ruins of cave settlements, a natural spring and the church are the highlights. Take water, because the climb back up those stairs Isn’t fun!
Located near Goris, Old Khndzoresk is an early village largely constructed out of soft rock and known for its role in the liberation movement of David Bek in the 18th century. Old Khndzoresk is situated in the beautiful, lush canyon below the more modern New...More
We spent the whole afternoon in the area. If you are lucky you will meet the village people who come here quite often to enjoy the serenity of the place and take care of the sheep. They are very hospitable and willing to share their...More
People lived here for centuries. In the early 20th century, the Soviet authorities ordered people out, so the new village was built, leaving the old settlement caves as a perfect example of the past. A hanging bridge takes you to the caves. Check the old...More
Like old Goris, the people of Khndzoresk lived until the 1950´s in natural and man-made caves. Some of the caves are still in use, at least the ones that are easily accessible as stable and storage places. There were just a few structures not made...More
This is an absolutely incredible and unique and a must place to visit for all who love nature and history. The caves tell the story of human creativity and resilience-about 18,000 thousand people lived in men-made and natural caves. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking, especially...More
First time I've seen it, Kndzoresk was all in mist and nothing could be seen. It was quite disappointing, after driving so long till that part of Armenia. But when you explore it in that type of weather, it seemed even more magical than in...More