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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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Noy Wine Brandy Vodka Factory

Noy Wine Brandy Vodka Factory

Yerevan Noy Wine Factory, officially known as Yerevan Noy Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory or simply "Noy", is…

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Ashtarak Town

Ashtarak Town

The city is endowed with old churches, interesting museums, and some ambitious restaurant,hotel,casino complexes suitable…

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Classic Tour to Armenia

Classic Tour to Armenia

10 Days from 442 EUR

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Classic Winter Tour

Classic Winter Tour

 7 Days from 275 EUR

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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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