Sevan

The Sevan basin is windswept, treeless and austere, but with stunning ski resorts, an ever-changing lake surface, and a rich history. All around the lake are the tumbled stone remains of Bronze and Iron Age fortifications and towns, and little boulder clumps marking vast fields of prehistoric burials with superb burnished pottery.

Lake Sevan enters recorded history form ancient times. The lake has a special importance not only for the entire region, but for the whole country. It is the largest fresh water basin in the South Caucasus. For a while it was the residence of the king Ashot Erkat (Ashot the Iron) who received his name due to his numerous glorious victories.

The monastic complex Sevanavank located on a peninsula at the northwestern shore of Lake Sevan.

Noratus is an ancient Armenian village. The village is famous for its cemetery of cross-stones (khachkars), the largest one in the territory of Armenia.


Sevan


Weather in Sevan

Month Low/High Precip
September 7° / 20° 15%
October 2° / 13° 21%
November -4° / 8° 15%
December -9° / 2° 14%
January -12° / -0° 13%
February -11° / -0° 18%
March -6° / 4° 25%
April 0° / 11° 30%
May 4° / 16° 41%
June 7° / 20° 35%
July 11° / 22° 23%
August 11° / 23° 21%