The   Herher   road   joins    the   main Yeghegnadzor-Goris road about 6.5 km E of Vayk. The village of Herher has Surp Sion Monastery one km NE on a hilltop, first attested in the 8th c. There are S. Sion and Astvatsatsin churches. In the village itself  is  a 19th c.   S. Gevorg   church    and,    just    S, Grigor Lusavorich shrine  (1296),  with

   Continuing N, on the Herher   river  is Karmrashen, (65 families, originally Kyotanli), from 1963 a construction site for the Arpa-Sevan tunnel. On a hill E are ruins of a small church, and 1.5 km SW are ruins of two more. There is a   carved  votive  to  Saints  Peter  and Paul, set up by Prince Elikum Orbelianin 1291, one km S of town.


S. Gevorg or Chiki Vank of 1297; SE 1 km is the small Kapuyt Berd (“Blue Castle”) on a summit; various other ruins nearby, including a ruined village with 14th c. khachkars. In the 13th c., Herher was fief of the Orbelian vassals, the Shahurnetsi family.