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Karvachar, Dadivank: The piece of paradise in mountains

Karvachar region (historical Vaykunik Armenian gavar / Armenian: Վայկունիք) – The piece of paradise in mountains..

Winter trip to Karvachar  region, nowadays New Shahumyan of Artsakh Republic (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic).

Information about this photo-story:

Geographical name: Karvachar (Քարվաճառ – Armenian)
Old name: Kalbajar (or Kelbajar – by Caucassian Tyurks)
Geographical Location: Artsakh Republic (Արցախ – Armenian) (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
Historical name: Vaykunik (Վայկունիք – Armenian)
Administrative details:
New Shahumyan marz of Artsakh Republic,
Area: 1829 sq/km

Old Armenian khachkar (cross-stone) in Dadivank
Old Armenian khachkar (cross-stone) in Dadivank
Armenian khachkar in Dadviank monastery
Armenian khachkar in Dadviank monastery
Dadivank wall paintings
Dadivank wall paintings, Artsakh
Cupola of Dadivank monastery
Cupola of Dadivank monastery
inside of Dadivank monastery
inside of Dadivank monastery
Dadivank view
Dadivank view
Dadivank view (2)
Dadivank view (2)
Dadivank monastery walls
Dadivank monastery walls
Dadibank wallscripts
Dadibank wallscripts
Inside of Dadivank
Inside of Dadivank
    Saint Dadi cemetry in Dadivank monastery, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
Saint Dadi cemetry in Dadivank monastery, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
Mountains of Karvachar region
Mountains of Karvachar region
Karvachar schoolgirls playing snow. Karvachar city
Karvachar schoolgirls playing snow. Karvachar city
The perfect view of Dadivank monastery, Artsakh
The perfect view of Dadivank monastery, Artsakh

Photos by V. Papikyan (c) 2011, January 29