The abundance of rivers, lakes, and natural mineral springs is
distinctive to Tavush. Marz received its
name “Tavush” from the 10th century fortress. In Middle Ages Tavush was extensively
populated, especially Ijevan (means
“caravansary”), the capital of the marz.
Dilijan, second large city of
the region, has healing soft and clean air, used to cure people with lung diseases.