the road is
small 17th c. S. Sargis church N.
has 18th c.
nearby. Karchevan is
famous for the impenetrable dialect of its inhabitants and impressive
waterfall nearby. On the S side of the village are
traces of late
hellenistic period burials.
It was bought and given to Tatev monastery by King Smbat
Bagratuni (890- 914). Somewhere in this general