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History of city Alaverdi in photos

A small historical reference

Alaverdi - a town in the Lori region, located in the north of Armenia, on the slopes of the river Debed. The first written mention - III century BC. Previous name - Manes (until 1935). From the XIII century - the place of mining and production of copper. In 1770, it moved here a group of Greek miners, which builds and Shamlugh Alaverdi copper smelter.

Attractions - Medieval bridge (1195), the Church of St. Gregory Narekatsi, near the city are - the monasteries in Sanahin, Haghpat, Akhtala, Horakerte, Ardvi and Odzun temple. In Alaverdi born politician Anastas Mikoyan and his brother, the famous Soviet aircraft designer Artem Mikoyan.

Alaverdi. Sanahin Monastery
Sanahin Monastery
Alaverdi. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Alaverdi. Sanahin bridge XII century
Sanahin bridge XII century
Alaverdi. Panorama of city
Panorama of city

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