‘The Mysterious Zorats Karer Stones’ – for Caravanistan

See my post about the Zorats Karer (Carahunge) standing stones in Armenia’s Syunik province on Caravanistan – The Silk Road Travel Guide.



Zorats Karer means Army Stones in Armenian, but they are also known as Carahunge – Speaking Stones, for the whistling sound that fills the site when strong winds blow through the holes.  The best guess is that the rocks were placed 7,500 years ago; at the time that Stonehenge was created the army stones had already been standing in Sisian for over two thousand years.

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