Famous places to see in Armenia
Famous places to see in Armenia

Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?

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Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?Armenia is a nation, and former Soviet republic, in the mountainous Caucasus region between Asia and Europe. Armenia went into war with Azerbaijan in early 2020 which ended in the month of oct 2020 .

Armenia is a beautiful country with some awesome tourist places in its bank which should not be ignored 🙂

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Some Famous tourist places to Visit/see in Armenia

What are famous places to see in Armenia ?

Yerevan
Shikahogh State Reserve
Lake Sevan
Dilijan national park
Mount Aragats
Lake Arpi
Noravank
Gyumri
Vanadzor
Amberd Fortress
Tsaghkadzor
Upper Azat Valley
Karahunj Observatory
Khor Virap
Dvin

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Yerevan

Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?
Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?

Yerevan is Armenia’s capital which is marked by grand Soviet-era architecture.Republic Square is the city’s core, with musical water fountains and colonnaded government buildings.It is the largest city of Armenia and one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities.

Shikahogh State Reserve

Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?
Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?

Shikahogh State Reserve is Armenia’s second largest forest reserve which is covering some 10,330 ha of land. It is located in southern Armenia in the Syunik Province.

Lake Sevan

Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?
Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?

Lake Sevan is a large and high-altitude lake in eastern Armenia. It is known for its beaches. On narrow peninsula, the Monastery has 2 stone churches of 9th Century

Dilijan national park

Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?

It is one of the four national parks of Armenia which is Occupying an area of 240 km². It is located in the north-eastern Tavush Province of Armenia.

Mount Aragats

Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?
Famous places to Visit/see in Armenia ?

It is an isolated four-peaked volcano massif in Armenia. Its northern summit is 4,090 m above sea level .It is the highest point of the Lesser Caucasus and Armenia.

Lake Arpi

Lake Arpi
Lake Arpi

It is located in the Shirak Province of Armenia. It is on the Ashotsk plateau in the northwestern part of the country. The lake sits at an altitude of 2,025 m and having an area of 220 km².

Noravank

Noravank
Noravank

It is a 13th-century Armenian monastery which located 122 km from Yerevan. It is located in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, near the town of Yeghegnadzor, Armenia. 

Gyumri

Gyumri
Gyumri

It is an urban municipal community which is the second largest city in Armenia. It is serving as the administrative centre of Shirak Province and is in the northwestern part of the country.

Vanadzor

Vanadzor
Vanadzor

It is an urban municipal community .The third-largest city in Armenia which is serving as the capital of Lori Province. It is located about 128 kilometres north of the capital Yerevan.

Amberd Fortress

Amberd fortress
Amberd fortress

Amberd is a 10th-century fortress which is located 2,300 meters above sea level. The name translates to “fortress in the clouds” in Armenian.

Tsaghkadzor

It is a spa town and urban municipal community. It is one of the most popular health resorts in Armenia. It is located north of the capital Yerevan in the Kotayk Province.

Upper Azat Valley

Upper Azat Valley
Upper Azat Valley

It is monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley. It contains a number of churches and tombs. Most of churches are cut into the living rock.

Karahunj Observatory

Karahunj Observatory
Karahunj Observatory

It is also called Zorats Karer, Karahunj, Qarahunj and Carenish.It is a prehistoric archaeological site near the town of Sisian. It is also referred to in international tourist lore as the “Armenian Stonehenge”

Khor Virap

Khor Virap
Khor Virap

It is an Armenian monastery located in the Ararat plain in Armenia. It is Near the closed border with Turkey, about 8 kilometres south of Artashat.

Dvin

Dvin was a large commercial city and the capital of early medieval Armenia. It was situated north of the previous ancient capital of Armenia.

DVIN
Dvin

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