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Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum

Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum

Hovhannes Tumanyan was an Armenian writer and public activist. He is considered to be the…

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Mother Cathedral of Etchmiadzin

Mother Cathedral of Etchmiadzin

Etchmiadzin Cathedral is located in the fruitful valley of Arax River. The town of Vagharshapat…

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Agarak

Agarak

The Agarak settlement is “multi-layered,” showing that people lived and build here in different historical…

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Armenia & Georgia

Armenia & Georgia

10 days from 826 EUR

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Fascinating Mountains

Fascinating Mountains

7 Days from 561 EUR

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Kotayk Region

 

Area - 2038 km 2

Population - 328900

Administrative Center - Hrazdan City

Distance from Yerevan to Hrazdan - 50 km

Lakes - Akna Lich

Rivers - Hrazdan, Getar, Marmarik

Highest Mountains - Pambak and Geghama range

Big Cities - Hrazdan (center), Abovyan, Charentsavan, Nor Hachn, Yeghvard, Byureghavan, Tsaghkadzor, Arzni

 

Popular places and sights - Arzni, Bjni, Hankavan and Tsaghkadzor resort cities, Garni Pagan Temple, Geghard Monastery complex, Erenbuni State Reserve.

The Kotayk Region is situated in the central part of Armenia and has no border with any country. The region is home to many historical monuments with Geghard Monastery Complex (13th century) included in the list of UNESCO Heritage sites. The only standing Pagan Temple in the Caucasus is the Garni Temple (1st century AD) situated in the same name village. During USSR times Kotayk was one of the most industrialized regions of Armenia.

 

 

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