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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Old Cave Dwellings

People lived in these pointy cave dwellings up until the 1950's. The village of Khndzoresk saw merchants from the Silk Road and was home to up to 1800 people by 1913. It has a church, shops and a school but everything except the church has been abandoned and is crumbling.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Armenia
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Sofia Bergmann