According to legend, when Noah saw this tall and flat terrain, he dropped anchor and told everyone to leave the Ark. There are about 380 houses that are between 200-300 years old. Since the slopes here are very steep, the houses are built very close to each other. The roof of one house is the courtyard for the one located above.
The locals are one of the Albanian tribes and they speak a completely original language. Khinalig village is known not only for its ancient traditions, but also for the fact that Bigfoot has been seen there.