K'aghak' Artashat Travel Guide

  • The green valeys of Armenia
    The green valeys of Armenia
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    Ararat in clouds
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  • Shootin' at Phor Virap from the bus
    Shootin' at Phor Virap from the bus
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  • Two for one

    Khor Virap Transportation

    The Hyur travel agency offers trips to Khor Virap in combo with Noravank Monastery. It is a full day excursion but at least two hours are waited for lunch. It includes also a visit to the home-museum of famous Armenian poet who had the nerve to talk about the genocide of the Armenians in Turkey during the Soviet times when it was not politically...

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  • Going to Khor Virap

    Khor Virap Things to Do

    I visited Khor Virap by car which is the best and easiest way. In the morning I had been to Garni and Geghard and in the afternoon it was time for Khor Virap. Khor Virap is a couple of km off the road to the village/town Ararat. You could take a bus heading for Ararat and be dropped by the road. Then you will have a long and hot walk (no shadows...

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  • Pigeons at Khor Virap

    Khor Virap Things to Do

    In front of Khor Virap visitors can buy pigeons. Someone told me they are sacrificed, someone told me they were let to fly at an outdoor altar.Anyway, at Khor Virap there is a place were animals (for ex sheep) are sacrificed.It is believed that these old pagan rites were accepted because Armenia became a Christian country very early and by keeping...

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