Bridge of Tadevos

The bridge extends over the river Karkar, 0.8 kilometre south-west of Karashen (Dashushen) Village, Askeran District, Republic of Artsakh (RMK). As reported by the local people, it was built by Village Head Tadevos Arakelian in the ‘40s of the 19th century. It represents a double-span bridge of undressed stone and mortar, with the cornerstones of its arch laid with finely-finished limestone. The larger span of the bridge is 6.44 metres in length, and the smaller one 3.03 metres. Passage width: 3.53 metres; height above water level: 6.30 metres; geographical coordinates: N 39°47°44.09,°° E 46°46°28.77.°°