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Kayan Fortress Trail

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A short spur trail that leads to Kayan Fortress.


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Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

81%

Runnable

2,996' 913 m

High

2,679' 817 m

Low

94' 29 m

Up

361' 110 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

55%

Max Grade (29°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

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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in Haghpat

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#1

in Haghpat

#14

in Armenia

#29,720

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

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