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Noyemberyan landscape

Noyemberyan (Armenian: Նոյեմբերյան) is a city in Northern Armenia at a height of 800 meters above sea level, with a population of 5,500 people.


Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Nearest train station is in 22 km SE - Ayrum.

By bus[edit]

Marshutnis can be taken from Yerevan, Vanadzor, and others. In Yerevan, they leave from the central bus station, usually referred to as the Kilikia Bus Station.

1 Noyemberyan Bus Station.

By taxi[edit]

Taxis could also be taken from the border with Georgia. The common fare for a taxi is 100 dram per kilometer, though taxis will try to prey on visitors lack of knowledge.

Get around[edit]

Taxis wait for fares near the bus station, just up the stairs. They will speak Armenian, and usually Russian as well. The standard fare is 100 dram per kilometer.


Berdavan Fortress
  • 1 St Sargis Church.
  • 2 Saint Anna Church.

In the vicinity of town[edit]

There are two beautiful but difficult to reach monastery nearby.

  • 3 Monastery Mshkavank (on a mountain about 2 km west of the city). The monastery was founded in the 13th century, but its small church with Gavit refers to the 6th century and possibly was built on a ruins of a pagan temple.
  • 4 Monastery of St. Sargis.
  • 5 Berdavan Fortress (about 1½ km to the north of the town, 500 meters from the border with Azerbaijan).
  • 6 Saint John the Illuminator Church.




There are several cafes in town. They do not usually serve food, but will go and buy something at a store if you ask. If you want food, there is a horavats (grill) restaurant on the road south of town before you reach the next village. The taxi fare should be 500 dram, the minimum fare.

  • 1 Cafe "Noyemberyan", Yerevanyan St. 10:00 – 23:30. Free Wi-Fi.


There are several cafes in town. There you can find soft drinks, Armenia (Turkish) style coffee, beers, vodka, and brandy (called cognac).


There are two hotels in Noyemberyan and a third one is being built.

Out of town[edit]

  • Levon Hotel Complex, village Berdavan (2km from Noyemberyan).


There is a Wi-Fi zone covering entire town of Noyemberyan although it's not free.

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