Noratus Cemetery | Silk Road Armenia

Noratus Cemetery

Noratus village is located on the bank of Gavaraget river in Gegharkunik district. This village is very famous for its cemetery which is the biggest cross-stones cemetery in the world. All the cemetery is covered with cross-stones the majority of them belonging to 13-17th centuries. Here smaller rectangular tombs may be found as well with cross-stones placed on top of them. There  were many famous and talented stone masters in Noratus like: Melikset, Nerses, Kiram and others.