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Hunot Canyon

Nagorno-Karabakh, Shusha 375000, Azerbaijan
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Stunning

One of the nicest places of nature in the region. It’s nice to sit at the edge of the canyon and... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
bigshowgeer
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Los Angeles, California
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Fantastic

Beautiful park and canyon. There is a viewpoint up high for some lovely sunset views. However you... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
Robert C
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Dublin, Ireland
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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.
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“trail” (4 reviews)
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Nagorno-Karabakh, Shusha 375000, Azerbaijan
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Excellent canyon with waterfalls, creek, forest around. be hidden from summer heatwaves and have a barbecue experience in designated areas (own-cooked). Climbing and hiking are excellent fit to this destination.

1  Thank Artak977
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Hunot canyon is one of the magnific places I ever visited. It a monument built by nature, a great walking parh with river, mini-waterfalls, log-made bridges and the "Umbrellas"! One can spend a whole day in canyon, some people even stay overnight in tents. Umbrellas...More

1  Thank Aram K
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

It`s an amazing canyon with high mountains and a waterfall naturally like an umbrella. Excellent option for lovers of rock-climbing and paraplaning.

1  Thank Vardanush N
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Reviewed 7 October 2014

Beautiful place. Highly recommended if you are in Artsakh. Round-trip was around 2.5-3 miles. Easy hike with great views.

1  Thank Davit_Melkumyan
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