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Artsvakar Destination Guide

Delve into Artsvakar in Armenia

Artsvakar in the region of Gegharkʼunikʼ is a city in Armenia - some 37 mi or ( 59 km ) East of Yerevan , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Artsvakar

Current time in Artsvakar is now 03:34 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Yerevan " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Kapan, Artashat, Erzurum, and Doğubeyazıt. While being here, make sure to check out Tabriz . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Artsvakar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Yerevan - August 2007

1:15 min by Garegin21
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Armenia is one of the oldest countries in the world with a recorded history of 3500 years. In 301 AD Armenia became the first Christian state in the world, with Gregory the Illuminator as the first he ..

Lake Sevan/ Sevana Lij, Armenia

3:26 min by MangoPickled
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Footage from Sevan Lake/ Sevana Lij in Armenia. Sevan armenia hayastan sevan lake church above adventure culture armenian armenians christian orthodox beach water sevana lij ..

Trip To Sevan and Tsakhkadzor

1:30 min by SovieTiko310
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This is a video of Sevan and its surrounding cities. sorry for the wobbling guys :( its hard to film and drive a boat at the same time. well at about 21 seconds into the video you can see "Harsnakar" ..

Khatchkars of Noratus (Arménie/Armenia)

0:42 min by valpard
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Exiting at a somewhat over-engineered cloverleaf intersection leads one toward Lake Sevan and the ancient village of Noratus or Noraduz (3534 v). Turning right at the first street past the bridge lead ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Artsvakar (formerly, Ghshlakh) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. Administratively, Artsvakar is a suburb of Gavar. There is an Iron Age fortress in the town.

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Located at 40.36 45.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province

Noratus cemetery

Noratus cemetery or Noraduz cemetery is a medieval cemetery with a large number of early khachkars located in the village of Noratus, Gegharkunik marz near Gavar and Lake Sevan, 90 km north of Yerevan. The cemetery has the largest cluster of khachkars in the republic of Armenia. It is currently the largest surviving cemetery with khachkars following the destruction of the khachkars in Old Julfa, Nakhichevan by the government of Azerbaijan.

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Located at 40.37 45.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 10th century in Armenia, Armenian cemeteries, Cemeteries in Armenia, Christian Orthodox cemeteries, Visitor attractions in Armenia


Noratus is a village in the Gegharkunik province of Armenia near the town of Gavar. It contains the famous Noraduz cemetery. The village also contains a monastery and church dated to the 9th century, and a ruined basilica built by Prince Sahak. Northeast of Noratus, there is Gavar transmitter, a huge Soviet-type faciity for longwave, mediumwave and shortwave broadcasting.

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Located at 40.38 45.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province


For the town on the east side of Lake Sevan formerly called Karmir Gyugh, see Chambarak; for the village in Azerbaijan, see Qızıloba, Khojali.

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Located at 40.33 45.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province


Gavar, is a city and the provincial capital of the Armenian province of Gegharkunik. It was known as Nor Bayezet or Novyi Bayazet until 1959, then Kamo (named in honour of Bolshevik of the same name) until 1996. The town is situated in the mountains with an average altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, on a distance of 98 kilometers to the east of the capital Yerevan.

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Located at 40.36 45.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Populated places established in 1830, Populated places in Gegharkunik Province