Biking to Metsamor's Phalli
During the early iron age Metsamor was one of the royal cities of Ararat Valley. Metsamor is world famous for its copper foundry - the first and the best preserved one in the history of mankind. Among the artifacts found in Metsamor is an agate weight-stone in the form of a frog and sardoinic seal. Metsamor's archeological museum is situated next to the ancient castle of Metsamor. Here we will see the long awaited phalli of Metsamor and we'll learn about the history of veneration of phalli.

Route: Leningradyan - Parakar - Musa Ler - Zvartnots - Echmiatsin - Aghr Lake - Yerevan
Distance: 80km
Difficulty: * * * - -, 3/5
Outfit: sports or shorts, in other words do not wear jeans...., backpack
Food: light, vegetarian
Drinks: non-alcoholic (teas, juices, water)

The tour starts from HVZ workshop (Leningradyan 31) at 10:00. Those who want to rent a bike should be here at 9:30 with passports.

For inquiries as well as information on bicycle rentals please contact Samvel at 093-426-654.
Start Time: 10 July, 2011, 04:30
End Time: 10 July, 2011, 14:00
Location: Metsamor