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"1-Day Small Group Tour: Yerevan
Areni Wine Factory"One-Day tour to see Yerevan-Khor Virap-Noravank-Areni Wine factory-Yerevan"Be picked up from your hotel and visit monastery of Khor-Virap which is very famous place in Armenia. Here in Khor-Virap monastery was imprisoned Grigory illuminator who was spreading Christianity in Armenia and because of whom Armenia became first count visit another region of Armenia that is very famous for its wine producing traditions and according to recent discoveries exactly in this region in a little cave were found the oldest wine pots in the world. It is already fact that Armenia is the first c have lunch in a unique natural cave restaurant in awesome Noravank gorge. After lunch visit Noravank monastery which is one of the masterpieces of medieval Armenian architecture. After this long but beautiful trip return to Yerevan."""
From EUR38.00
 
Day Trip to Tatev Monastery
"The tour starts at 7am early in the morning. You will have breakfast on the road. The first stop is Khor Virap which is the closest place to mount Ararat. You will then continue to Areni wine factory where you can enjoy wine tasting. After tasting why not buy some of the local produce.You will then move on to Halidzor village where you will one of the biggest monasteries in Armenia. You will then return to Halidzor village by cable car. Continue the tour to Noravank monastery the only only place where you can see God Fathers face carved. Enjoy the lunch with fantastic view of the red cliffs before returning to Yerevan.""""The tour starts in Yerevan Armenia
From $120.00
 
4-Hour Tour: Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Yerevan and driven to the Pagan Temple of Garni. The temple is the only non-Christian temple currently standing in Armenia. Gracing the hillside the pagan temple was dedicated to the God of Sun Mithra. It was built in 77A.D. by the Armenian King Trdat I. The architectural complex of Garni was Armenia's foremost center of Hellenistic culture and the summer residence of Armenian kings.You will continue driving for 9km's from Garni where you will reach the Monastery of Geghard that is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Geghard is an incredible ancient Armenian monastery partly carved out of a mountain. Though the monastery has been around since before the 4th century the main cathedral was built in 1215. It is said that the holy lance that pierced the body of Christ was kept there. The architectural forms and the decoration of Geghard's rock premises show that Armenian builders could not only create superb works of a but also hew them in solid rock. You will then be returned to your hotel in Yerevan."""
From $160.00

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Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God

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People of Gyumri

Armenians people are very nice and friendly everywhere, especially those who suffered the 1988 earthquake in Gyumri, becasue they were near the death and now they understand better tghe value of life...
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Gurdjieff House

This house did not exist when Gurdjieff was born, but there was another one in that same place where he lived with his parents and family when he was a child, before starting his 20 years of travels...
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Mher Mkrtchyan Museum

House-Museum of Mher Mkrtchyan – Known as Frunzik, Mher Mkrtchyan is one of the most beloved Armenian actors who will hardly be forgotten. Mher Mkrtchyan as a person and as an artist is irreplaceable...
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Sergei Merkurov Musei

This is a most interesting museum devoted to Sergei Merkurov, which I had visited in the morning.Sergei Merkurov, born in Gyumri, was, apart from an extraordinary man and free thinker, an artist and...
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The Russian Church

This church was built in the XIX century and consecrated in the year 1886. It is devoted to Saint Nikolai the Wonderworker
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Old Russian fortress

It was round like a Spanish corrida arena. Russians soldiers have a base in Gyumry, I could visit it, but it is not in that fortress anymore.
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