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Oshakan Village

Oshakan Village

Oshakan is well known among pilgrims of the Armenian Apostolic Church.  However, it is most…

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Aruch Cathedral

Aruch Cathedral

Aruch Cathedral is one of the treasures of the Armenian medieval architecture (60-70’s of the…

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Dilijan National Park

Dilijan National Park

Dilijan National Park is located on the north east of Armenia covering 240 km² in…

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Daily Tours and Excursions

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Photography & Jeep Tour

Photography & Jeep Tour

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Gegharkunik Region

 

Area - 4058 km 2

Population - 278600

Administrative Center - Gavar City

Distance from Yerevan to Gavar - 98 km

Lakes - Sevan Lake, Aghi Lich

Rivers - Hrazdan, Vardenis, Getik

Highest Mountains - Geghama Range, Arjanots, Sevan Range, Vardenis Range

Big Cities - Gavar (center), Sevan city, Martuni, Vardenis, Chambarak

 

Popular places and sights - Noratus cross-stones (khachkars) cemetery , Martuni, St.Astvatsatsin, St Gevorg, Vanevan churches, Sevan Lake, Berdkunk, Hayravank, Sevan peninsula, Sevan National Park.

Located in the eastern part of Armenia, Gegharkunik is the largest region in Armenia. Lake Sevan is situated in the region which is the largest lake in Caucasus and one of the highest mountainous sweet water lakes in the world. The lake has a medieval monastic complex on the Sevan peninsula which has one of the four unique allsaviour cross-stones in the Saint Holy Mother (Surb Astvatsatsin, 9th century). The Sevan-Dilijan important highway runs through the region.

 

 

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