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Adventure: - you will need to go down (and up) 400 stairs to reach the bridge - when you reach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dudekica
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Zurich, Switzerland
Awesome experience!

Located near Goris, Old Khndzoresk is an early village largely constructed out of soft rock and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
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Goris, Armenia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Adventure: - you will need to go down (and up) 400 stairs to reach the bridge - when you reach the bridge, you will need to cross it. It is narrow, and hangs above a canyon Culture: - what is here referred as caves was...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

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

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Quite remarkable when you learn how many people once lived here. Interesting to walk around and appreciate the size of this place. Certainly worth a visit.

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

The cave town of Old Khndzoresk really merits a visit. The scenery is very picturesque and the cave dwelling amazing. Cross the bridge and stroll through old village. Once more than 8000 people lived there with 7 schools, shops, ...

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

You need to be fit to navigate down to this place, and to take a water bottle with you, but it's worth it. Even though little of this abandoned, hidden village remains, it is fascinating.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

This was something completely unique - a place, which was dwelled until quite recent times - a village made of caves, with full infrastructure. We were amazed to visit it, see old pictures, talk to a man who looks after the old church which used...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Good place to see if you imagine that in last century people usued to live, love and die in caves......................

Thank Dorota D
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

The caves in Khndzoresk about 12 kms from Goris is well worth a visit particularly since the access is across a suspension bridge which provides a fantastic view of the gorge and a rush of adrenaline. The caves are basic, but the monastery/church is pretty...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you are in the area you have to check out the Medieval Save Dwellings here in Goris. We made the trek at the end of June to see the caves, it is amazing to note that people lived here up until about 50years ago...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

I believe everyone should experience this. Totally safe, absolutely beautiful views and after all, great experience. Just hold your phone/ camera tight :p

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Lusine T
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Masoud S | Reviewed this property |
Hello I think two days is necessary and enough for Goris. Walking is possible if you have enough time and energy as I saw some people were walking the route but I strongly recommend hiring a car. I stayed in Yeghevnut Hotel... More
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