Lake Sevan - «blue pearl» of Armenia, is the largest lake in the Caucasus and one of the largest freshwater mountain lakes in the world. It՛s area - 1400 square meters. km and is located at an altitude of 1900 meters above sea level. 28 large and small rivers flow into Lake Sevan, but follows only one - the river Hrazdan. The lake is of volcanic formation, and is surrounded by mountain ranges that extend up to 3000 m. above sea level. The beautiful nature and crystal clear waters offer excellent conditions for your holiday.
The tour around the lake includes a visit to the Monastery of Sevan, located on the northwest side of the lake, with a wonderful view. The monastery was built in 874 at the behest of the daughter of Ashot Bagratuni - Mariam Queen. Against the background of the blue sky and the turquoise lake Church of St.. Arakelots and St. Astvatsatsin (Mother of God) produces an indescribable impression on the viewer.
For visit the monastery you need to have appropriate clothes for visiting religious places - closed shoulders, knees (both for men and women). Shorts, T-shirts and shale are not allowed. You must wear very comfortable shoes.