Small place names of Artsakh

  • by Western Armenia, March 02, 2023 in Patrimony

The city of Hadrut is located 75 km from Stepanakert, the capital of the Republic of Artsakh. In the late 19th and early 20th century, Hadrut was the second largest city after Shushi.

The Hadrut region, also known as Dizak in the history of Western Armenia, is also considered an open-air museum. The region was famous for a number of monastic complexes and churches, ancient settlements and fortresses.

The most popular list of Hadrut centers you could explore is: Gtchavank (13th century), Azokh Cave, Dizak Yegan Palace of Melik princes (18th-19th century), Okht Door Monastery, St. Peter’s Church (18th century) and the Church of the Resurrection (19th century). The Church of the Resurrection in Hadrut (17th century), the village of Taghaser (17th century), Ijevanatun (Caravansara), located near Kargabazar on the Hadrut-Martuni road, the House-Museum of Marshal A. Khamperyantsi (Khudyakov) in his native village Mets Tagher, etc.