Bridge of Melik

The bridge of Melik [Melik is a hereditary Armenian noble title in various Eastern Armenian principalities known as Melikdoms] is situated over a stream flowing through the south-western quarter of Khendzristan Village, Askeran District, Republic of Artsakh (RMK). It was erected by Melik of Khachen Mirzakhan in the mid-18th century, the main building material used comprising undressed stone and mortar. In the Soviet years, the passage of the bridge was widened by 130 centimetres.

Span length: 5.15 metres; passage width: 4.80 metres; height above water level: 7.80 metres; geographical coordinates: N 39°58°08.90,°° E 46°40°59.80.°°