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[[Image:Dilijan_belowstreet-dcp2526.jpg|right|frame|400px|Sharambeyan Street in Dilijan from below.]]
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'''Dilijan''' (Arm: Դիլիջան) is a city in the [[Tavush Marz|Tavush]] region of [[Armenia]]. Called by locals the "Little Switzerland" of Armenia, it is a worthwhile place to see, and spend the night. The forested town has some great examples of traditional architecture of the region and is a brief trip to the beautiful monasteries of [[Haghartsin Monastery|Haghartsin]] and [[Goshavank Monastery|Goshavank]]. Sharambeyan street near the bus stop has been preserved and maintained as an "old town Dilijan", complete with craftsmens workshops, a gallery and a [[Dilijan Museum|museum]]. The cool green forests are a nice contrast to Ararat Valley, especially in the hot summer.
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'''Dilijan''' (Arm: [[Դիլիջան]]) is a city in the [[Tavush Marz|Tavush]] region of [[Armenia]]. Called by locals the "Little Switzerland" of Armenia, it is a worthwhile place to see, and spend the night. The forested town has some great examples of traditional architecture of the region and is a brief trip to the beautiful monasteries of [[Haghartsin Monastery|Haghartsin]] and [[Goshavank Monastery|Goshavank]]. Sharambeyan street near the bus stop has been preserved and maintained as an "old town Dilijan", complete with craftsmens workshops, a gallery and a [[Dilijan Museum|museum]]. The cool green forests are a nice contrast to Ararat Valley, especially in the hot summer.
  
 
===Public Transport to Dilijan===
 
===Public Transport to Dilijan===

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Sharambeyan Street in Dilijan from below.
City center map
Location

Dilijan (Arm: Դիլիջան) is a city in the Tavush region of Armenia. Called by locals the "Little Switzerland" of Armenia, it is a worthwhile place to see, and spend the night. The forested town has some great examples of traditional architecture of the region and is a brief trip to the beautiful monasteries of Haghartsin and Goshavank. Sharambeyan street near the bus stop has been preserved and maintained as an "old town Dilijan", complete with craftsmens workshops, a gallery and a museum. The cool green forests are a nice contrast to Ararat Valley, especially in the hot summer.

Public Transport to Dilijan

Take a marshrutni from the Pjhishkakan Hamalsaran (Medical University) on the corner of Abovyan and Korion to the upper Avtokayaran. From there you can take a marshrutni headed to Ijevan that will stop in Dilijan on the way.

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