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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 Byurakan trip builder app .
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  • August 26, 2017
    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 »
  • August 9, 2017
    3200 m by car is easy to get to, comfortable walk to 3879 m high peak, beautiful views. 5 hours back and forth feasible.
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  • July 21, 2017
    This is an amazing hike to 13000 feet. You need to drive until Kare lij (Weather station) and then continue hiking from there. One thing to consider need to have water with you and also a guide would ...  more »

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