To See / Caves

Aghdzk Cave

33 km from Yerevan to Aghdzk village, Aragatsotn, Armenia
The entrance is on the western slope of Amberdadzor gorge. The cave has 3 halls and 3 stone doors. Some of the walls, floors and ceilings have been processed by men.

Arjer Cave

124 km from Yerevan to Arpi village, Vayots Dzor, Armenia
One of the longest in Armenia. The overall length is about 3.5 km. The cave is named Arjer (meaning “bears”) due to the remains of a bear found in the cave. It is located about 8 km southwest of Arpi village. This distance is possible to cover only by foot.

Karmir Cave

35 km from Yerevan to Artashavan village, Aragatsotn, Armenia
The cave is located about 3.5 km to northeast of Artashavan village. The name Karmir (meaning “red”) is given due to the red stone tuff found in the cave. In the depth of the cave there is a natural spring. There are 112 paintings on the interior walls of the cave.

Lastiver or Kanach Cave

143 km from Yerevan to Yenokavan village, Tavush, Armenia
About 2 km southwest of Apaga Resort near Yenokavan village. This is a two-story cave that was used by locals to hide from the Mongol invaders in 13-14th century. There are carvings on the walls of the cave that resembles a wedding ceremony.

Magil Cave

112 km from Yerevan to Noravank Monastery, Vayots Dzor, Armenia
One of the biggest and deepest caves in Armenia. The estimated length is over 1.7 km. The findings from the cave indicate that it once was a place of habitat. Visitors are allowed to enter only by the accompaniment of special workers.

Mozrov Cave

122 km from Yerevan to Mozrov village, Vayots Dzor, Armenia
Third deepest cave in Armenia, about 300 m. Has large cavities with large pieces of stalactites and stalagmites. The cave was discovered during the construction of the nearby road.

Trchunner Cave

110 km from Yerevan to Areni village, Vayots Dzor, Armenia
Also called Areni-1 Cave. The famous 5500 years old show along with the oldest found wine making facility have been found here. The cave itself dates back to 4th millennium B. C.