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It is a bit similar to Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland or Fingal's Cave in Scotland, only this has no sea nearby only a small river at the bottom of the gorge. If you like hiking it is a good walk from Garni temple, otherwise...More
In the shadow (at certain times during the day literally) lies basaltic organ, volcanic masterpiece. It can be seen in the gorge from the temple, however to get there you better get a pair of tracking shoes and be in good walking condition.
The road to the organs is accessible pretty much only by a 4x4. The ride is bumpy and uncomfortable, but the gorges are much more serene than the ride down. The columns created by the solidified volcanic rock are some of the most unique in...More
One can, using a guide, make a very nice walk (somewhat steep at the end) from Garni village to the Garni temple past the basalt organ pipe formations. The formation is quite large, and the pipes have been bent in all sorts of directions, adding...More
Amazing natural wonder . As scientists say , it appeared after volcanic activities , making even shape basaltic stones over each other similar to organ. This organ wall goes along Azat river quite long , so you can walk in the river gorge and enjoy...More
From Garni temple one can an idea how these column look. Going closer is simply amazing. A 4 wheel drive car is advisable because of the steep and uneven road. It takes around 10 minutes from the asphalted street to get there but for me...More
This site is very much like the Devil's Causeway in western Ireland or Devil's Tower in the US state of Wyoming, but is seen from the bottom whereas the former is seen from the top and the latter is seen from the sides. The volcanic...More