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Kirants-Samson Gorge

Kirants-Samson Gorge

The area consists of hilly slopes covered with broad-leaf forests interspersed with open glades of…

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Khor Virap Monastic Complex

Khor Virap Monastic Complex

In this place, Gregory the Illuminator, the 4th century founder of the Armenian Apostolic Church,…

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Haghpat Monastery

Haghpat Monastery

Also called Haghpatavank, the monastery is located in Haghpat village in Lori Region. It belongs…

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Tours

A glance of Persia Tour (8 Days)

A glance of Persia Tour (8 Days)

8 Days, 7 Nights Upon Request

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Ski Paradise in Armenia

Ski Paradise in Armenia

8 Days from 580 EUR

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Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

7 Days from 631 EUR

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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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