Top 5 worth visiting attractions of Artsakh in winter
The snow-capped peaks of the mountains, tea from a samovar, hot Zhengyalov Hats and endless high hills covered with pine trees - this is what Artsakh looks like in winter. In this review, we suggest you to familiarize with the top five “winter” attractions of our country.
It is impossible to come to Artsakh in winter and not see Kirs. Its snow-capped peak is visible from almost all corners of the Artsakh capital - Stepanakert. Kirs is one of the main peaks of the Artsakh Range with the height of 2724m. Since October, snow has been falling on its top and remains until the end of April. Fans of extreme tourism come to Artsakh from all over the world to touch the top of Kirs especially in winter.
The Mrav Range is the northern wall of Artsakh. This picturesque mountain range can worthily bear the title of the Caucasian Alps. In summer, Mrav is invisible. In winter, it appears dressed in snow proving to the world that the small area of Artsakh is a real natural treasury.
Hunot Canyon is beautiful at any time of the year. The famous umbrella of “Mossy Stone” waterfall freezes and current jets of water form an ice cage. Reaching there only once, you will fall in love forever, leaving a piece of your heart under that mystical “Umbrella”.
Nikol Duman's house-museum
Those who wants to spend their leisure time, certainly, should visit "Nikol Duman’s house-museum" located in Tsaghkashat village. The warm Artsakh house will completely immerse you in the atmosphere of the XIX century. Here you can spend an unforgettable evening near a fire with herbal tea brewed in a samovar and Artsakhian baklava. And those who wish to stay overnight will be offered hotel rooms in authentic Artsakh style.
The hard-tempered people should visit the thermal spring "Tak Jur". It is located in the Shahumyan region on the bank of the river Tartar and has healing properties. Hundreds of tourists come here every year to immerse themselves in its healing waters which according to happy eyewitnesses “burn, revive and reborn” Certainly, this hot spring is worth to visit exactly in the cold winter.
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