Natural Treasures of Armenia

Sevan Lake Water Level Rises
According to the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, օn May 2 the level of Lake Sevan was 1900.46 meters, which is 12 cm higher than the same day last year. The lake level started to rise intensively since April 11, when the water level was 1900.34 meters.  
2016-05-03 11:24:06
Garni canyon Natural Monument
Garni Canyon is located around 30 km east of capital Yerevan. What make it absolutely glorious are the polygon columns and the vertical cliffs. The canyon is believed to be formed millions of years ago. It was caused by volcanic eruptions. But the site would definitely not be this impressive if it had not gone through the cooli...
2016-05-02 12:42:08
Devil's Bridge Natural Monument
The Devil’s Bridge is located in the Canyon of Vorotan River to the east of Tatev village in the depth of 700-800 meters. Note that in such a depth the gorge is so narrow that the sun rays hardly ever reach the bridge and the bottom. The Devil’s Bridge is 30 meters long and is 50-60 meters wide and is surrounded by ...
2016-05-02 12:38:09
Mount Aragats Natural Monument
Formed by a volcano eruption in the distant past Mount Aragats is the highest peak in Armenia. It has four peaks the highest of which is the Northern with 4090 meters of height. Then come the Western peak (4080 meters), the Eastern (3916 meters) and the Southern (3879 meters). Traces of ancient culture as well as an ancient irr...
2016-05-02 11:56:22
Lake Sevan Natural Monument
Lake Sevan is located in Gegharkhounik Province, 60 kilometers to the north of capital Yerevan. It’s the greatest one in the Caucasus Region. Its significance is also conditioned by the fact that it provides fresh water and fresh water fish to the Transcaucasus region. In addition to that, it’s one of the freshwater ...
2016-05-02 11:47:48
Kirants-Samson Gorge Natural Monument
The distance between capital Yerevan and Kirants-Samson Gorge is 168 kilometers. In a broader sense, it means you will have to spend around 2.5-3 hours on the road. The gorge is located in the village of Kirants. The gorge is spectacular and is breathtakingly beautiful at any time of the year. Each season brings its own beauty ...
2016-05-02 11:44:05
Parz Lich Natural Monument
Parz Lich is located in Dilijan National Park, to the north of the city of Dilijan at the altitude of 1400 meters above sea level. The lake covers an area of 2 hectares and is 5 meters deep, 385 meters long and 85 meters wide. While Parz Lich is a smaller-in-size lake, it has much to offer to each of its visitors. Among them ar...
2016-05-02 11:29:57
Noravank Gorge Natural Monument
The Gorge of Noravank is popular with its caves, and splendid flora and fauna. The gorge is located in Vayots Dzor District. There is an interesting story regarding the name of Vayots Dzor – it is said that once there was the city of Moz, which was covered with lava after the local volcano erupted. The eruption was caused ...
2016-05-02 11:26:50
Mozrov Cave Natural Monument
The wonderful Cave of Mozrov is located in Vayots Dzor province, near the city of Yeghegnadzor. Had not a road construction taking to Mozrov village been launched, the cave would probably remain unknown until today. Strange as it can sound, this miraculous cave was discovered only 30 years ago and since then has attracted a grea...
2016-05-02 11:22:12
Shaki Waterfall Natural Monument
The arresting Waterfall of Shaki is located in Vorotan Canyon, in the province of Syunik. A bit straying from the topic, it should be said that Syunik province is one of the leading tourist destinations where some of the primary archaeological sites and sacred places can be found. This waterfall more belongs to the fan type and...
2016-05-02 11:11:41
Vorotan River Canyon Natural Monument
Vorotan River Canyon or simply Vorotan Canyon is located in Syunik province. It is over 100 meters deep and the registered widest point reaches 3 kilometers. The canyon appears to be especially splendid due to the River of Vorotan, which originates from Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) plateau. The river is 178 kilometers long and has...
2016-05-02 11:05:05
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