Dilijan Tourism, Armenia

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Dilijan (Armenian: Դիլիջան), is a spa town in the Tavush Province of Armenia. Usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland by the locals, it is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated within the Dilijan National Park. The forested and reclusive town is home to numerous Armenian artists, composers, and filmmakers and features some traditional Armenian architecture. The Sharambeyan street in the centre, has been preserved and maintained as an "old town", complete with craftsman's workshops, a gallery and a museum. Hiking, mountain biking, and picnicking are popular recreational activities. As of the 2011 census, Dilijan has a population of 17,712, down from 23,700 reported in the 1989 census. The Armenian government is planning to turn Dilijan into a regional financial capital, beginning with the move of much of the Central Bank's operations to Dilijan in 2013. Dilijan is currently the fastest-growing urban settlement in Armenia.


Dilijan is sometimes also referred to as the “Armenian Switzerland”.  It is a small resort town which is located in north east of Yerevan. It has some extraordinary scenic surroundings in form of mountains, valleys, lush green forests and meadows. It is situated in the very lap of beautiful Mother Nature.

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Facts and Stats for Dilijan*

  • Living in Dilijan - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 62.65 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dilijan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dilijan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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