About the city

Meghri is the warmest city in Armenia situated in the south, and it is the center of the same-name community. Like other ancient Armenian settlements, Meghri is rich in historical monuments and unique architecture. A medieval fortress stands above the city, and modern roads are sometimes laid over ancient stone bridges.

Fruitful and hot, Meghri is also a renowned center of the food industry, an important supplier of nuts, fruits, and honey. Not far from the city begins the territory of the «Arevik» National Park, which is home to rare and endangered animal species and plants, some of which are listed in the Red Book of Armenia.