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Mount Aragats, Aparan

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Mountain · Nature / Park
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 Aparan trip builder app.
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  • My most favourite place In Armenia is Mt. Aragats. Road to reach there is just awesome, so much greenery , and clouds are on you....seriously. You can click hundreds of photos and still not enough...  more »
  • Great mountain, with amazing views! Ascent from Kari Lake to South Peak, down to the caldera and then steep ascent to the North Peak. And then back :-) It took us 10 hours.  more »
  • View is stunning!
  • do visit the place when it snow's around love it....

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