Garni Gorge, Cañón de Garni, Armenia (with Map & Photos)

Garni Gorge Armenia

Garni Gorge
is a very popular tourist route in Armenia. The amazingly beautiful natural landmark of this place is named "Symphony of Stones" or "Basalt Organ". Unusual rocks, located at a height of about 50 meters above the ground, look like stone pillars, absolutely regular hexagonal section.

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Garni Gorge Armenia

The upwardly stretching stone "pipes" resemble a huge and majestic church organ. Scientists suggest that the Garni Gorge "Symphony of Stones" in Armenia was the result of the collapse of previously formed volcanic rocks.

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Garni Gorge Armenia

Since the likelihood of repeated collapses is not excluded today, tourists are recommended to admire the natural miracle from a safe distance.

Garni Gorge Map