Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

We are going to have a trip to an interesting Caucasian place – Fiagdon gorge located in North Ossetia.

The mouth of the gorge starts about thirty kilometers from Vladikavkaz, it’s where one can already observe very beautiful landscapes.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

There is a huge canyon near the pass called Kadargavan where water made itself a way among the rock mass.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Do you see a huge rock stuck in the canyon?

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

This is the Fiagdon river.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

There is such a path for tourist along the canyon, where they can see the animals of the local Zoo.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Below is a 60 meters gap.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

There is a little restaurant on the viewing platform.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

“No entry! Dangerous Zone!” The bridge to the opposite side is closed now.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Stalin is observing local landscapes.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

The monument to the warriors of WWII.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Verkhny (Upper) Fiagdon is a village of miners populated by about one thousand of people. They have a school and a kindergarten.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Higher, on the mountain, there are ruins of an ancient Ossetian settlement Tsimiti,  its history starts from the fourteenth century.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

On the outskirts of the village is a cemetery with family vaults.

Caucasian Canyons Preserving the History

Do you also hear voices of the dead?

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