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Debed Canyon

One of Armenia’s most impressive natural landscapes, the Debed Canyon stretches from the city of Vanadzor, the administrative center of Lori province, along the River Debed and all the way up north to the Armenian-Georgian border. The Debed river that flows through the canyon, the winding road running along it, the surrounding mountains and the breathtaking views that open up from their slopes make Debed canyon a popular destination worth visiting in all seasons.

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Debed canyon is one of the most remarkable places in Armenia where you can find ancient monuments on mountaintops, hidden in thick forests, on the edges of cliffs or in the very heart of the gorge.

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Cozy accommodation and stunning views

In recent years, domestic and inbound tourism in Debed canyon is on the rise. Locals refurbish their houses to make them more convenient for hosting visitors. There are both cozy guesthouses and large hotels with adjunct restaurants.

Cozy Accommodation and Stunning Views

In Recent Years, Domestic And Inbound Tourism In Debed Canyon Is On The Rise. Locals Refurbish Their Houses To Make Them More Convenient For Hosting Visitors. There Are Both Cozy Guesthouses And Large Hotels With Adjunct Restaurants.

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Eat & Drink

Armenian, Russian, European
Cafe
2nd street, 8/26, Tumanyan
+374 93 268 450
Flying Samovar by Noosh
Fast food
Restaurant
Yeghegnut village, M6 Highway, Vanadzor-Alaverdi
+374 93 306 064
Lori Gorge Eatery
Armenian
Restaurant
35, 1st street, Vahagnadzor village, M6 Highway
+374 41 525 555
Getap
Armenian, Russian, European
Tea House
Gugark village, M6 Highway, Vanadzor-Alaverdi
+374 94 180 898 +374 98 675 585
Nectaro Tea House

Eat & Drink

Flying Samovar by Noosh

Haghpat

Lori Gorge Eatery

Haghpat

Getap

Haghpat

Nectaro Tea House

Haghpat

Oasis cafe

Haghpat

NURIK

Haghpat

Asteri Greek Sweets

Vanadzor

Tashir Pizza Vanadzor

Vanadzor

Maran Beer House Restaurant

Haghpat

Gayane

Haghpat

Vahagnadzor Rest zone

Vahagnadzor

Jazz Cafe

Alaverdi

Mkrtchyan’s Cafe

Alaverdi

Edem Restaurant

Vanadzor

Qarap Cafe

Alaverdi

DebaToun

Debed

Home Restaurant

Vanadzor

Izagri

Vanadzor

KFC Vanadzor

Vanadzor

Solenoid

Vanadzor

Mendz Er Cave

Alaverdi

Qefilyan

Haghpat

House of Fairy Tale

Pambak

Angar

Vahagnadzor

Chamich

Debet

Zarni-Parni

Haghpat

Atorik

Alaverdi

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5 Useful Things To Pack for a Trip to the Debed Canyon

He who would travel happily must travel light. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Debed Canyon Bus Stops

If you spot one, make sure to stop the car and snap a picture before they disappear forever.

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Debed Canyon Soviet Utopia: Alaverdi Train Station

The train station itself can be perceived as a time machine that transports us to a period when art was an influential part of everyday life and a powerful ideological tool in the hands of an autocratic state. 

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5 Useful Things To Pack for a Trip to the Debed Canyon

He who would travel happily must travel light. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Read More

Debed Canyon Bus Stops

If you spot one, make sure to stop the car and snap a picture...
Read More

Debed Canyon Soviet Utopia: Alaverdi Train Station

The train station itself can be perceived as a time machine that transports us...
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Mighty Traces of Soviet Modernism. Mikoyan Brothers Monument

The Mikoyan monument vividly typifies this modernist belief in technological progress and the power...
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Mighty Traces of Armenian Modernism in Debed Canyon

The monument mixes aspects of Armenian ecclesiastical as well as Gothic architecture, evident in...
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A handful of happiness from Debed Canyon

If you happen to be visiting Debed Canyon during the summer months, be a...
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Rent travel gear

We offer travelers visiting Debed Canyon travel gear and equipment available for renting at the Visitor Center to explore the region with comfort.

+374 60 705 007

visitorcenter@coaf.org

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