Sevan Lake


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Lake Sevan is situated in the central part of the Republic of Armenia , inside the Geqharkunik Province, at the altitude of 1,900m above sea level. The total surface area of its basin is about 5,000 km2, the lake itself is 940 km2. It is fed by 28 rivers and streams. Bus and train line can get someone to Sevan Lake from the Armenian capital Yerevan in approximately 2 hours.The most famous cultural monument is the Sevanavank monastery near the town of Sevan at the northwestern shore. Initially the monastery was located on an island, but the fall of the water level turned it into a peninsula.There are numerous beaches along the entire lake shore. The most popular of them is a 2.5 kilometers stretch on the northern shore, extending northwest from the peninsula. Resorts include Harsnaqar Hotel, Best Western Bohemian Resort, and numerous smaller facilities. Activities include swimming, sunbathing, jet skiing, windsurfing, and sailing. The area also includes numerous campgrounds and picnic areas for daytime use.

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Sevanavank Monastery
Hayravank Monastery

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