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Sights

Charents Arch

Charents Arch

Charents Arch is located on the road to Garni and is used as a spectacular…

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Tegher Monastery Complex

Tegher Monastery Complex

The 13th century monastery is located in the same name village in the Region of…

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The Treasury Museum of Echmiadzin

The Treasury Museum of Echmiadzin

The Museum of the Mother Cathedral is situated in the southeast section of the Cathedral.…

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Secrets of Armenia

Secrets of Armenia

10 Days from 1032 USD

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Daily Tours and Excursions

Daily Tours and Excursions

Regular Tours to Different Directions

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Fascinating Mountains

Fascinating Mountains

7 Days from 561 EUR

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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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