Ancient Megaliths Of Armenia

Known by the natives as Zorats Karer, Carahunge stands for "Stonehenge." "Kar" ("car," "qar") signifies "stone," and "hunge" signifies "speaking" – Speaking Stones.


Carahunge is a prehistoric site near the town of Sisian in the Syunik Province of Armenia.

It is believed to have been built by the ancient Armenian civilization and may have been used for astronomical observations or religious rituals. The site is a popular tourist attraction in Armenia and has been designated as a national heritage site.

With a history dating back to around 7500 years, Carahunge is an incredible testament to the ingenuity and curiosity of ancient civilizations.

223 stOnes

Carahunge consists of 223 of standing stones arranged in a circular pattern, with some stones featuring carvings and inscriptions. About 80 of these stones include circular holes. Some of the stones are associated with the observations of sunrise, sunset and constellations.

A stone circle located high in the highlands of Southern Armenia may in fact be the oldest stone observatory in the world, even predating England's Stonehenge.

Carahunge HistOry

According to recent excavations, the Armenian Stonehenge (Carahunge) has a history of 7500 years. Its discovery has sparked a scientific debate in astronomical and astrological circles.

5487 bC

Foundation of Carahunge.


Carahunge first mentioned by ethnographer Stepan Lisitsian.


Armenian physicist Paris M. Herouni starst series of expedition on Carahunge study.


Armenian archaeologist Onnik Khnkikyan states that Carahunge stones were used as an observatory.


Armenian physicist Paris M. Herouni launches a series of expeditions to further explore the Carahunge site.


Oxford University Expidition to Carahunge is officially approved and supported by the Oxford University Expedition Council and Royal Geographical Society (with IBS)


Launch of web3 project: Realm of Historia

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