Yeghegis is a town in the of . It has rich historical past, with medieval Tsakhats Kar Monastery and fortress located in the vicinity of Yeghegis.

Landmarks in the Area

Smbataberd is a fortress located upon the crest of a hill between the villages of Artabuynk and in the of .

Tsaghats Kar Monastery is a monastic complex located along the mountain foothills overlooking the Yeghegis River, between the villages of and Horbategh in the of .

Proshaberd is a fortress built in the 13th century by Prince Prosh Khaghbakian.

Spitakavor Monastery, is a 14th-century monastic complex, 7 kilometres north of Vernashen village, near the town of of , .

Tanahat Monastery, is an 8th-century monastery located 7 km south-east of Vernashen village in the of .

Localities in the Area

Hermon, is a village in the of .

Shatin, is a village in the of .

Arates; historical name - Arates; known in the Soviet period as Aysasi, Kizilgyul, is an abandoned village in the of .


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