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Mount Aragats, Aragatsotn

Surrounded by rivers and green plains, Mount Aragats features numerous hiking trails and historic monuments, such as an ancient mausoleum, a medieval fortress, and prehistoric rock paintings. The mountain claims a special place in Armenia's folklore and culture, taking its local name from a legendary Armenian hero Ara, who was so beautiful Assyrian queen Semiramis started the war with Armenia to get him. One of the mountain's four volcanic peaks is Armenia's highest, reaching 4,090 m (13,420 ft) above sea level. Put Mount Aragats at the forefront of your travel plans using our Gyumri trip builder app .
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(Gyumri is the nearest city to Mount Aragats)

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  • I hiked the north peak with a group of friends at the end of July 2017. I don't know that any of us really understood what we were getting ourselves into, but if you are in good shape, have hiking exp...  more »
  • Worth the view, great experience. Its quite a travel on our way up, very very cold. Must wear hand gloves and enough warm clothings.  more »
  • If some one likes ice, Visit these place . Its amazing place with best view. Snow is the beautiful attraction and we will feel that, wont come back from this place  more »

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Where to stay in Gyumri

Centrally located establishments offer everything from slightly kitsch luxury, to minimalist modern layouts. For visitors on a budget, mid-market hotels and bed and breakfasts designed in a traditional Armenian style serve as perhaps the most suitable alternatives, offering everything you'll need for a pleasant stay at an affordable price.
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