CASTLE OF KAMSARAKAN PRINCES BEING RESTORED


TALIN, MAY 25, NOYAN TAPAN. The restoration of the castle of
Kamsarakan princes situated in the territory of the community of
Dashtadem, Aragatsotn marz's Talin region, has started within the
framework of the events aimed at promotion of tourism in Armenia. 800
mln drams (about 1.8 mln USD) has been allocated from RA state budget
for the purpose of implementation of the restoration works. As Lyova
Ghukasian, Director of the Aragatsotn state-owned CJSC, informed Noyan
Tapan correspondent, considerable work has been already done in the
direction of restoring the castle's first and second partitions and
Surb Sargis Church. It is envisaged to finish the restoration in late
2007. Head of the community of Dashtadem Andranik Avetisian is sure
that after the restoration of the castle Dashtadem will interest the
tourists visiting Armenia.