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Areni St. Astvatsatsin Church

Areni St. Astvatsatsin Church

Astvatsatsin is located on the top of a high hill that overlooks Arpa River in…

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Hovhannavanq Monastery

Hovhannavanq Monastery

Hovhannnavank medieval monastery is located in Ohanavan village in Aragatsotn Region. A magnificent view opens…

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Ararat Brandy Company

Ararat Brandy Company

Yerevan Brandy Company is almost as renowned a symbol of the Armenian capital as Mount…

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Secrets of Armenia

Secrets of Armenia

10 Days from 1032 USD

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Fascinating Mountains

Fascinating Mountains

7 Days from 561 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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