Simon Zavarian tomb
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Location: Aygehat, Lori region
From Yerevan: 181km/2h 20min
Simon Zavaryan was one of the founders of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktyutyun. He was born in 1866 in Aygehat village of mountainous and wooded Lori (region in Armenia). In 1890 together with K. Michaelyan and A. Zoryan he created ARF Dashnaktyutyun and all his life stayed a member of the ruling center (bureau). In 1911-13 he was a teacher in lyceum after Yesayan in Constantinople. Zavaryan considered improvement of educational system fundamental in the problem with Western Armenia.
This monument to Simon Zavaryan is a recovery of the unique place of pilgrimage, creation of the value system not only for his ideological friends, but for our future generations as well. This is a symbol of a government, loyal to the people, in the way of reaching the united Armenian nation, complete, free and independent Armenia.
You can combine visiting Simon Zavaryan's tomb with rest in Stepanavan.