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Goshavank Monastery

Goshavank Monastery

The monastery dates back to 12th-13th century and nowadays it’s a nonfunctioning religious center, regardless…

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Ancient Artashat

Ancient Artashat

Artashat is a town in Armenia and the administrative center of the Ararat Region. It…

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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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Photography & Jeep Tour

Photography & Jeep Tour

8 Days from 556 EUR

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Daily Tours and Excursions

Daily Tours and Excursions

Regular Tours to Different Directions

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Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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Shirak Region

 

Area - 2038 km 2

Population - 361400

Administrative Center - Gyumri

Distance from Yerevan to Gyumri -155 km

Lakes – Lake Arpi, Arpa,

Rivers –Akhurian, Yeghnajur, Karmrajur, Elal

 

Popular places and sights - Sev Berd fortress, Yererouk Basilica, Harichavank Monastery, Marmashen Monastery, Church of the Holy Saviour (Gyumri), Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God (Gyumri), YotVerk.

The Region of Shirak is located in the north-west of the country with Gyumri administrative center as the second largest city of Armenia. The Akhuryan valley is home to many ancient human settlements dating back to 9000 BC. The region has been settled from the early Stone Age. The fertile Shirak plain is the largest producer of grains and potato in Armenia. The irrigation system in the province is highly developed.

 

 

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