Halidzor Fortress (XVII c.)

Location: Kapan, Syunik Province

Distance from Yerevan: 310 km, 4h 50m

Establishment: XVII 

Halidzor Fortress (Halidzor St. Astvatsatsin (Sw. Holy Virgin) desert) is an Armenian architectural complex in Syunik Province, on the right bank of Voghj River. It was built in the first half of the 17th century and was turned into the ancestral castle of Melik-Parsadanyan dynasty from Bekh village; this was the most powerful family of Kapan territory.

Leave No Trace

  • Plan ahead & be prepared
  • Dispose the waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impacts
  • Respect the wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

Roads conditions

It is winter time! Check out road conditions before heading to the road! Beware of the snow & ice layer!

Vanadzor - Alaverdi section of the M6 Interstate highway stretching from Yerevan to Georgian border is temporarily closed. You can use Vanadzor-Stepanavan-Odzun-Alaverdi bypassing road.

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