Karmrakar is a tiny rural community situated 10 km north of Gyumri, at 1,800 meters above sea level. With only 52 residents, this 5,000 year-old hamlet is rapidly emptying out. Karmrakar has two ruined churches and a pre-Christian fort remains nearby. Beside the road entering the village is a 2nd-4th c. graveyard. Two kilometers to the south are located the Tsak Kar pagan shrine, the Seven Brother’s Saints Chapel and a picnic area frequented by local people. Among village products is supreme quality honey which reflects the local climate. Activities: cultural heritage sightseeing, walking, cycling, beekeeping Useful Contacts: Karmrakar Municipality Contact: Gaghik Vahradyan, Head of Community and honey producer Address: house n. 6, 1/1 Str., Karmrakar village, Akhuryan Region, Shirak Province Phone: (+374) 312 6 71 97, (+374) 91 32 64 81.