Garni is a temple complex in Kotayk, Armenia. The temple pictured was constructed either in the late 1st century AD or in the 2nd. It was most likely built by Tiridates I of Armenia and dedicated to the god Mihr. Its construction indicates that Armenia was declaring itself as a Roman province. In the foreground are khachtars, medieval memorial stelae characteristic of Christian art found in Armenia. by SaroGPS
Carahunge Observatory- "The Armenian Stonehenge” (7,500 years old) *140 miles southeast of the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, sits a high plateau with over 200 ancient stones. Some of the stones weigh over 50 tons and they stretch for 1/3 of a mile. “The Armenian Stonehenge” is also known as Zorats Karer. It is estimated to be 7,500 years old and predates the British Stonehenge by more than 4,500 years. This astronomical site is made of 203 slabs of basalt.
Gobekli Tepe, Turkey. The T-shaped monoliths appear to be covered with cup-marks on their top-sides. Their purpose is completely unknown. These larger holes in a stone in the ground are reminiscent of the ''oracle' stones in front of the Hal Tarxien on Malta.
In Armenia, Carahunge or Karahunj is an ancient site believed to predate England’s Stonehenge by at least 3,500 years and the Pyramids of ancient Egypt by staggering 3,000 years. This ancient complex occupies over 7 hectares and offers its visitors a number of strange carvings created by early civilizations that inhabited the region thousands of years ago. Karahunj or Carahunge is interpreted we will understand that it derives from two Armenian words: car (or kar) which translated means…
The Memorial of the Battle of Musaler. The monument symbolizing the victory of Armenians in the battle of Musaler stands on the right side of the highway to Etchmiadzin, the religious center of all Armenians.