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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."""
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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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Mother church - more than meets the eye...

Echmiadzin, often called the Mayr Dajar (Mother Church or Temple) in Armenian is the heart of Armenian Christendom. The oldest Christian nation in the world, this is the seat of the Armenian...
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Monastery carved out of mountain - crazy acoustics

The monastery of Geghard is an absolute must-see in Armenia. Just an hour from Yerevan, you cannot miss the experience of visiting this place. At the end of a canyon, with fortified walls, your...
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A 2,000 year old Roman Temple in Armenia??

Yep, around the time of Christ, the Armenian King Trdat agreed to go to Rome, where he would accept that Roman Emperor Nero would recrown him. Emperor Nero, in return, gave him treasures, and Roman...
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Haghpat and Sanahin - UNESCO sites

Up in Lori Marz, along the deep canyon of the Debed River, on opposite cliffs are the Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries. Built a thousand years ago, these monasteries were a product of an...
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Noratus cemetary - largest khachkar collection

Most visitors have never heard of a "Khachkar" before arriving in Armenia, but this word, meaning "cross stone" will be ingrained in their memory after seeing thousands of them scattered across...
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Stunning monastery atop kilometer high cliff!!

It's incredible that many visitors to Armenia never see Tatev Monastery, built in 895 CE. It's a bit off the beaten track, and the road leading to it is rough, but the rewards are extremely...
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Caveman drawings 10,000 feet up...

At the top of the mountains near Sisian, there is a peak called Ughtasar. In a bowl of peaks is a mountain valley thousands of meters high, with a small lake, and snow patches which remain year...
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Ancient cave carvings in a spectacular canyon...

If you've ever wanted to feel like a caveman, or maybe like an Aztec or Mayan, spend a night camping in the canyon past Yenokavan Village (near Ijevan). The canyon is breathtaking and pristine, with...
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Vanadzor

Vanadzor is a town situated in northern Armenia, in Lori region. It is surrounded by green hills and is built on the banks of Pambak River. Many of the buildings here are built of the pink stone, so...
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Gevorg Chavush Statue and Ararat

On our way to Khor Virap, we stopped by the statue of Gevorg Chavush, a historic Armenian freedom fighter in the late 1800's. There are many stories in history books of the battles he led and his...
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Sevan Lake: worlds highest one

It is an emerald of Armenia in 1900 meters above the sea level. A peninsula on which the Sevan monastery was built in 9th century separates big and Little Sevans . The monastery harmonizes perfectly...
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Sanahin in Allaverdi Mountains

At the S end of town, a modern double bridge crosses the Debed river and winds up to the E district of Sanahin, with the drafty, delapidated but survivable Debed Hotel on the main square. Beyond the...
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Yerablur Cemetery in Yerevan

The cemetery of Yerablur in Yerevan houses the dead from Nagorno Karabagh war together with Andranik Ozanian, fighter against Turkey in the late 19th centuries and Vazgen Sarkissian, the prime...
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The Remnant of Former Russia in Armenia

This picture was taken in the streets of Yerevan, by an enterance of metro station underground. You can see the symbol of former communist Russia, the Hammer and Sickle with the letters "CCCP" written...
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In Vino

This is a romantic little sidewalk cafe aka wine bar. Nice music , nice location. There are tables inside as well. It is well appointee and a nice cozy atmosphere. That is the good part. I went there...
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Saint Gayane Church

This UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000, is a 7th century Armenian church located within walking distance from the Etchmiadzin Cathedral. Its design has remained unchanged despite partial...
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Haghpat Monastery

In spite of suffering destructions by earquakes and armed forces, much of the complex is still intact and stands today without substantial alterations. It is believed its foundation took place in 976....
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Garni Temple

This classical Hellenistic temple is probably the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. It is believed its construction, by king Tiridates, took place in the first century AD as a...
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Free Walking Tour

This is especially for budget travelers like me. Here is how you do it: 1. A day or two before your trip, book through facebook - Yerevan walking tour. 2. Get a confirmation from Vako through...
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Yerevan-City

I passed by this place (the old market building) a few times without entering because I had heard it had been ruined when it was "renovated". Well, eventually I just wandered in because it was near my...
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