UNDER CONSTRUCTION

   Next    village,    left   of   the   road,   is Martuni (named for first Soviet Armenian PM Alexander Myasnikianís cover name); Iron Age forts; medieval church. Just after Martuni take the left turnoff. A good dirt road crossing the river about 100 m before two wooden houses on the right, leads S and up through woods to the ruins of Old Getik     monastery,    predecessor      of

   Next turnoff left after Martuni, a  good dirt road crossing the river continues through woods to Jivikhlu, occupied by 10 Armenian families, refugees from Artsvashen.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Goshavank or New Getik. The monastery was ruined in an earthquake, and the remaining walls are only about 2 m high.  The dirt road continues to Jivikhlu, once home to 40-50 Azeri families, now occupied by 10 Armenian families, refugees from Artsvashen.