Beautiful Views of Artsakh – Photo

Beautiful Views of Artsakh – PhotoArtsakh is a historical territory in the Transcaucasia, which has been the 9th province of the Greater Armenia. It covered the area of the modern Republic of Artsakh and its adjacent areas.

Since the 2nd century BC until 387 AD, Artsakh has been a province of Greater Armenia, the northeastern borders of which passed along the Kura River, as testified by a number of Greek, Roman, and Armenian historians and geographers.

Arstakh was also referred to as “Orchistene” by Strabo. He also mentioned it as a province of Armenia. Here, Tigran II the Great built Tigranakert of Artsakh, the fourth city named after him. Today, that particular Tigranakert is identified with the ruins of an antique and medieval city discovered near Aghdam.

At the site, archaeologists discovered the ruins of a citadel, a 5th-6th-century Christian basilica, as well as hundreds of artifacts resembling those found in Armenia. Tigranakert of Artsakh existed since the 1st century BC until the 13th-15th centuries.

The historical region of Dizak is a home to a multitude of preserved medieval bridges. This bridge is located near the village of Tumi. Photo by Daniel Yan.
Aghavnaget River.
Ishkhanaget River.
Home of Soviet Armenian Marshal of the aviation Sergei Alexandrovich Khudyakov  – born Armenak Artem Khanperiants (Armenian: Սերգեյ Ալեքսանդրի Խուդյակով – Արմենակ Արտեմի Խանփերյանց; Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Худяко́в – Арменак Артёмович Ханферянц, January 7, 1902 – April 18, 1950).
The Azokh Cave, Hadrut.
The Azokh Cave 2, Hadrut.
Ukhtadzor, Hadrut.
Mineral spring in the Badara River.
Clouds on an Artsakh peak.
Remains of a church in the vicinity of the village of Norshen.
Remains of a church in the village of Tsakori.
The views of Artsakh are beautiful even in winter. Hadrut District.

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