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Sergei Parajanov House-Museum

Sergei Parajanov House-Museum

The Sergej Parajanov Museum is a tribute to one of the greatest figures of 20th-century…

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Aruch Cathedral

Aruch Cathedral

Aruch Cathedral is one of the treasures of the Armenian medieval architecture (60-70’s of the…

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Star Map

Star Map

Sevsar ancient astronomical observatory with a unique image of bolide carved on a huge stone…

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Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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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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