The pedestal of Aghitu monument is built of polished stones, where the remains of the dead are buired. A three-wing stele with gorgeous ornaments rises in the central part of the platform. The surrounding area is rich with archeological monuments, which prove that it was a pagan religious area. The structure was destroyed and a church was built on its site. A new church was built by King Smbat of Syunik in the place of the same church in the 10th-11th centuries, which was destroyed by fire.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Aghitu Monument by a private car or with the help of various travel companies which offer regular excursions and tours to different sights of the country. Due to the geographical location of Aghitu Monument the trip will not seem long.
The high season in Armenia lasts for a long time due to the pleasant climate conditions. Warm days in Armenia start in March and last until late autumn; winter is usually snowless and not long. The high precipitation season is variable. The tourist season for Aghitu Monument depends on the weather conditions.
According to the legend, the monument was erected in memory of the two Syunik princes, who defeated the Persian army.