This  road   ends   at   the   town   of Arteni (till 1950 Boghutlu), with its wine factory.

   N     from      the      town     of      Arteni paralleling the railroad and the Turkish border, you pass in succession the town of Aragats (founded in 1924). SW from the town, near the Turkish border, in the george of the Akhurian river is important 7th c. octagonal church.