About Mount Aragats
Mount Aragats, a towering extinct volcano in Armenia, is the highest point in both Amenia and the entire Lesser Caucasus range. Named after the ancient Armenian god Ara, it is comprised of 4 peaks, the highest of which is 13,420 feet. The ruins of the 7th-century fortress of Amberd are on the south-western slopes. The entire Mount Aragats region is rich in ancient history and legend. Scientists are still struggling to understand the secrets of the mysterious mountain road on the way to Mount Aragats, where legends (and witnesses) say that water sometimes flows uphill. Artifacts around the area include rock paintings portraying human and animal figures from the early Holocene age and other petroglyphs that date back to the 4th millennia BCE.
Discover and explore Mount Aragats, a mountain in the country of Armenia. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Mount Aragats helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Mount Aragats. It is located on the continent of Asia and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 40.5231859 and logitude 40.5231859. [Map of Mount Aragats].