Historic Artashat

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The city was built between 189 and 188 BCE, and was located in the ancient confluence of the Arax and Metsamor Rivers on 12 small and large hills.

How to reach

Take H8, turn L (SE) and continue for about 800 m to a R (S) road that in about 750 m meets the (M2); cross over the (M2) to enter Pokr Vedi/Khor Virap and continue for about 2.7 km and past the village to a fork in the road (look for a large statue of a Fedaiyi on a low hill in front). Take the R fork for about 1.5 km to the car park for ARTASHAT- KHOR VIRAP.