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It's in Armenia

Trip advisor states it's in Azerbaijan but you can only access it from Armenia in the republic of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon H
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Worth the short hike!

A short hike along the Janapar Trail reveals a beautiful natural waterfall with moss covered domes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hunot State Natural-historical reserve. One of the most attractive places for tourists in Nagorno-Karabakh. It's a great canyon with amazing nature, old ruins and wild caves.
Nagorno-Karabakh, Shusha 375000, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trip advisor states it's in Azerbaijan but you can only access it from Armenia in the republic of Artsakh. Beautiful place, the umbrellas are great to stay under on a hot day, a must see. Will need a bit of walking on unstable ground, so...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short hike along the Janapar Trail reveals a beautiful natural waterfall with moss covered domes above a small cave. The hike from the parking area to the "umbrellas" is not very difficult, but be aware that there are two short cable/wooden board bridges. Someone...More

Thank Jake35
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place is a must see in Shushi. The umbrella is a beautiful moss covered dome shaped rock with water following over it. Beautiful and surreal. It is about an hour hike one way into the gorge on a reasonable path. If you are reasonably...More

Thank ChristianH5286
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I stayed in Shushi and hiked the loop through the gorge (and Zontik waterfall) in 4 to 5 hours. It is part of Janapar Trail and signposted with blue paint, from the mosque. See also the description in the Janapar Trail website. You can first...More

1  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest places of nature in the region. It’s nice to sit at the edge of the canyon and relax. I tried walking down into the canyon but I think I took the wrong trail (it probably wasn’t a trail at all). So...More

1  Thank bigshowgeer
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park and canyon. There is a viewpoint up high for some lovely sunset views. However you should go down and see the canyon from up close. There is a trail down that will bring you to the waterfall that takes about an hour if...More

2  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hiking through the Hunot Gorge State Reserve near Shushi recently was astounding. The natural beauty of the park is evident everywhere you look, lots of fauna around, great hiking trails and when you get to the waterfall be sure to take a splash to revitalize...More

3  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My choice was to make a stage of Janapar trail, from Karintak to Shushi. The trail is spectacular, goes inside Hanut Canyon, crosses the river more times with gorgeous bridges and passes for the wonderful Zontik Waterfalls (Umbrella as most of the people call it),...More

3  Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 24 July 2016

From Shushi drive through village Shosh. Then in 2-3 minutes you will see the sign Hounot Gorge. Turn right, park your car and take a hike. Unbelievable beauty!

2  Thank kukulkan0
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Our driver had a hard time to find the trail entrance. If you want a peaceful hike probably don't go on the weekend . This is the favourite picnic place for Stepanakert families which bring down their stuff to BBQ including foot long kebab sticks....More

2  Thank laloux
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