The city is located 142 km away from Yerevan, 35 km away from Dilijan. In the area of present-day Ijevan, there were former outposts that served as the intermediate trade route from Syria and Dvin to Partav in the North Caucasus. Ijevan was interesting in terms of surroundings: the city is surrounded by mountains covered with dense forests.
Dilijan is located on the road connecting the cities of the Tavush, Lori, and Gegharkunik regions. Dilijan has long been known as one of the most popular resort cities in Armenia due to its favorable climatic conditions. It is about 96 km away from Yerevan, 35 km from Ijevan. In ancient times, the territory of Dilijan was in the province of Varajnunik, Ayrarat province of Great Armenia. Back in the distant 4th century, Armenian kings loved to spend their holidays here. It is mentioned as a royal hunting ground. Dilijan was first mentioned in written sources in 1666, in the memoir of the famous French traveler Jean Chardin.
The rich nature of Tavush and the historical and cultural monuments, as well as myths, are everywhere. Berd got its name from the Tavush fortress located here, which is also called Tslik Amram fortress. It is a medieval structure on the right bank of the Tavush River on the outskirts of Berd, Tavush region. Tavush Fortress is mentioned for the first time since the beginning of the 10th century as the residence of Ashot Yerkat. One of the specificities of the castle was that the building had its own water supply. As the fortress has been abandoned since the 14th century, the year of its foundation is not known.
185 km from Yerevan in the distance is the cradle of harmony. In the Noyemberyan Community you can enjoy the wonders of nature – dense forests, clearings and parks, as well as delicious and appetizing dishes. Tavush region is wonderful in every weather, and the abundance of natural landscapes, especially flora, will make your visit complete.
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