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Kayan Fortress Trail

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0.9 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 94' 29 m
Descent: -361' -110 m
High: 2,996' 913 m
Low: 2,679' 817 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 55% (29°)

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A short spur trail that leads to Kayan Fortress.

State Tourism Committee Republic of Armenia

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This short trail leads to Kayan Fortress which is located between the Haghpat and Sanahin villages, to the right of the Armenia-Georgia highway. The fortress was built in 1233 by Bishop Hovhannes, the leader of the Haghpat monastery. Nowadays, the monastery is also known as Aknaberd.

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Kayan fortress
Dec 19, 2017 near Alaverdi, Not set (Republic of Armenia)

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