The latter road turns W from Karahunj to Khot, boasted a ruined 5-8th c. church, Khotavank, now gone, an insignificant Meghradzori Khach church of 1700, ruins of Karmir Khach church in the cemetery, Iron Age tombs and, near the gorge, the ruined medieval castle of  Khanapa  and  other remains.

   Roads    lead     to     the     village     of Shinuhayr, with 17th c. S. Stepanos church, cave dwellings near old village, and a fine, tall 16th c. khachkar (take the SW fork, not the SE toward Khot) from both W and S of Goris.