Tourism in Karabakh Grows in 2011


STEPANEKRT—Recent data released by the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Foreign Ministry’s Consular Service indicated that 11,362 foreign nationals visited Karabakh in 2011, an increase of more than 3,000 from the previous year.

The tourists visiting Karabakh were from around the world, including Russia, the US, France, Iran, Canada, Germany, Ukraine, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Gabon, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia.

The foreign ministry also said that the fact that the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is often included as one the most attractive tourist destination in travel rankings, attested to the increasing interest from foreigners in Nagorno Karabakh.

The report also listed the monastery complexes of Gandzasar (XIII century), Amaras (IV century), Dadivank (IV century), the excavations’ zone of the ancient town of Tigranakert (I century BC), the ancient Azokh cave were among the most visited sites in Artsakh.


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  1. Anush said:

    Why are we still using the term “Nagorno-Karabakh” instead of Artsakh??