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S. Merkurov House Museum

S. Merkurov House Museum

Sergey Dmitrievich Merkurov was a prominent Soviet sculptor-monumentalist of Greek-Armenian descent. He was a People's…

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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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Hayravank

Hayravank

Hayravank Monastery is located in Gegharkunik Region, to the southwest shore of Lake Sevan. The…

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Tours

Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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A glance of Persia Tour (8 Days)

A glance of Persia Tour (8 Days)

8 Days, 7 Nights Upon Request

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Syunik Region

 

Area - 4475 km 2
Population - 164000
Administrative Center - Kapan City
Distance from Yerevan to Kapan - 316 km
Lakes - Sev lich, Gogi, Tsaghkar,Gazan, Spandaryan water reserve, Tolors, Shaki water reserve.
Rivers - Araks, Vorotan, Sisian
Highest Mountains - Bargushat range, Arevik range, Zangezour range
Big Cities - Kapan (center), Goris, Sisian, Kajaran, Meghri
 
Popular places and sights - Shaki beautiful waterfall, Spandaryan lake (popular with its fishing area), Karahunj (Zorats Karer) ancient observatory, Tatev monastery, Tatev world's longest cable car, Khndzoresk rope-bridge, Old inhabitations in Khndzoresk and Tegh villages, Shikahogh reservation.
The mountainous Region of Syunik is located in the extreme south of Armenia. It was one of the 15 provinces of the ancient Armenian Kingdom. The region is home to one of the wonders of the Armenian medieval architecture, Tatev Monastery Complex (9th century). The biggest medieval university was founded in the monastery by the Armenian scholar Grigor  Tatevatsi in the 14th century.

 

 

 

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