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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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Historic Armavir

Historic Armavir

Armavir is one of the ancient capitals of Armenia located 1 km west of the…

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Havuts Tar Monastery

Havuts Tar Monastery

Also called Havuts Tar Vank, the monastery is situated on a promontory across the Azat…

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Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

7 Days from 631 EUR

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Classic Winter Tour

Classic Winter Tour

 7 Days from 275 EUR

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Photography & Jeep Tour

Photography & Jeep Tour

8 Days from 556 EUR

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Kotayk Region

 

Area - 2038 km 2

Population - 328900

Administrative Center - Hrazdan City

Distance from Yerevan to Hrazdan - 50 km

Lakes - Akna Lich

Rivers - Hrazdan, Getar, Marmarik

Highest Mountains - Pambak and Geghama range

Big Cities - Hrazdan (center), Abovyan, Charentsavan, Nor Hachn, Yeghvard, Byureghavan, Tsaghkadzor, Arzni

 

Popular places and sights - Arzni, Bjni, Hankavan and Tsaghkadzor resort cities, Garni Pagan Temple, Geghard Monastery complex, Erenbuni State Reserve.

The Kotayk Region is situated in the central part of Armenia and has no border with any country. The region is home to many historical monuments with Geghard Monastery Complex (13th century) included in the list of UNESCO Heritage sites. The only standing Pagan Temple in the Caucasus is the Garni Temple (1st century AD) situated in the same name village. During USSR times Kotayk was one of the most industrialized regions of Armenia.

 

 

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