Museum of Axel Bakounts
About 2km northwest of the avtokayan is the village of Verisheen, which houses the ancient Surp Hripsime Church. The barrel-vaulted...
Museum of Ancient History
The Museum of Ancient History displays Bronze Age knives, traditional costumes, carpets and other locally found artefacts. The most...
This lush garden-cum-cafe overlooks Old Goris. It’s a popular place for drinks but snacks are also served, including shwarma and boiled...
Lonely Planet review
The Museum of Axel Bakounts is a typical Goris villa with stone walls and a veranda looking onto a courtyard. The museum was the home of writer Axel Bakounts (or Bakunts), who died in Stalin’s 1937 purges. It features his personal effects and furnishings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The friendly director of the museum, Mikaelyan Kajik, may invite you into his office to sample some of the local mulberry vodka.