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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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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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Museum of Wood Carving

Museum of Wood Carving

The Wood Carving Museum was founded in 1977 and contains 2,800 pieces acquired through donations…

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Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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Daily Tours and Excursions

Daily Tours and Excursions

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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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