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Armenia

 

Armenia Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

 

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Language: Armenian

Currency: Drarm (AMD)

Calling Code: 374

 

 

 

 

Travel Destination in Armenia

 

Ararat Province (Armenia)

Khor Virap Monastery

 

Khor Virap Monastery offers a great view of the mountain Ararat. According to Old Testament this was the mountain where Noah's Ark have landed after the Great Flood.

     

Armavir Province (Armenia)

Etchmiadzin Monastery

 

Etchmiadzin Monastery is an ancient Christian complex that is made up of Etchmiadzin Cathedral, the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, church of Hripsime, Gayane basilica

     
 

 

Kotayk Province (Armenia)

Geghard Monastery

 

Geghard Monastery originally found in the 4th century AD is one of the oldest Christian monasteries. It is situated in Goght, Kotayk Province of Armenia.

     

Lori Province (Armenia)

Akhtala Monastery

 

Akhtala Monastery is located 185 kilometers (115 mi) north of Armenian capital of Yerevan near a town of Akhtala of Lori Province.

 

Debed Canyon

 

Debed Canyon is located in Armenia and stretches for 178 km. This picturesque valley is an important highway between Armenia and neighboring Georgia.

Haghpat Monastery

 

Haghpat Monastery located in Haghpat, Lori Province of Armenia was found in 10th century by Saint Nishan (Sourb Nshan).

 

Kobayr Monastery

 

Kobyar Monastery is located just of the Highway 6 in a Lori Province of Armenia. The name is derived from a village of Kober or Kobyar that is located near by.

Odzun Monastery

 

Odzun Monastery in Lori Province, Armenia is a medieval monastery that was built during early Medieval period in a remote plateau on the left bank of Debed river.

 

 

 

Sanahin Monastery

 

Sanahin Monastery was constructed in the 10th century on the slopes of Mount Tchantinler, although first references of a Christian church on this location date back to the 4th and 5th centuries. 

   

Yerevan Province (Armenia)

Erebuni Fortress

 

Erebuni Fortress was built 782 BC by King Argishti I on a strategic hill overlooking Armenian capital of Yerevan below.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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