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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 Aragatsotn trip builder app .
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  • Dear TOURISTS! beware, that Armenian emergency services are very slow in response and not competent to save your life if you have injury or your life is in danger. Don't risk to climb, beware of bears...  more »
  • The mountain is nice, the road is quite ok (but we had 4x4) The highest point on the road there is a restaurant. The had a lot pf empty tables. We wanted only to drink something and a coffee. The wait...  more »
  • View is stunning!
  • do visit the place when it snow's around love it....
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