Jermuk resort town was founded in 1935, the city's master plan was drawn up in 1945, but the rapid pace of development was in the 60-ies, when the first resorts construction began. Jermuk is large, first-class hydrotherapy and climatic resort. The City health resort is located in the south-east, at a distance of 173 km from Yerevan, the site is located at an altitude of 1980-2080 meters above sea level on the Plateau, where the town was included, on three sides is surrounded by wooded hills, covered with fresh alpine vegetation. in 1975, a bridge was built on Arpa canyon and it helped to develop a residential section on the left bank of the canyon. The modern resort town of Jermuk is one with developed infrastructures.