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Y.Charents Museum of Literature & Art

Y.Charents Museum of Literature & Art

The Charents Museum of Literature and Arts of Armenia is the largest repository of Armenian…

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Goris

Goris

Goris is one of the ancient places in Armenia that was settled since Stone Age.…

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Dilijan National Park

Dilijan National Park

Dilijan National Park is located on the north east of Armenia covering 240 km² in…

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Daily Tours and Excursions

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Bird Watching in Armenia

Bird Watching in Armenia

8 Days  from 414 EUR

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Armenia & Georgia

Armenia & Georgia

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Goris

Population: 20,591

Region: Syunik

The city of Goris is located I the most southern part of Armenia, in Syunik Region. Goris is one of the ancient places in Armenia that was settled since Stone Age. The explanation for the name means “gor” as “rock” in Indo-European prelanguage, and “es” as “to be.” The ancient dwellings of the town have been carved into the rock.

The town is situated in the valley of Goris River which is surrounded by Zangezur Mountains. Located in an alpine climate zone, the weather of Goris is characterized with mild snowy winters and hot summers. The average temperature in January is –1.3 °C and +19 °C in July.

Goris is the gateway to the South of Armenia – to Kapan administrative center of the region or Meghri, in order to pass to Iran. The travelers to Karabakh (Artsakh) can have the last stop in Goris as the last major city before reaching to Karabakh.

 

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