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Shaki Waterfall

Shaki Waterfall

Shaki Waterfall is located in the Syunik Region which is a leading tourist destination in…

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Museum of Wood Carving

Museum of Wood Carving

The Wood Carving Museum was founded in 1977 and contains 2,800 pieces acquired through donations…

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Goris

Goris

Goris is one of the ancient places in Armenia that was settled since Stone Age.…

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Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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Fascinating Mountains

Fascinating Mountains

7 Days from 561 EUR

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Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

7 Days from 631 EUR

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Aruch Cathedral

Aruch Cathedral is located in the same name village in Aragatsotn Region, in one of the oldest settlements in Armenia. The place is first mentioned as early as the 5th century as the winter residence of the king’s army. In the 7th century, Aruch was the capital city of Armenia under the reign of the Duke Grigor Mamikonyan.

Aruch Cathedral is one of the treasures of the Armenian medieval architecture (60-70’s of the 7th century). It belongs to the "domed hall" type of churches. Inside the big church’s (17,0x34,6) praying hall, by the longitudinal walls, over the two arches connecting the pillars, the dome with its drum raised (now destroyed). The windows are decorated with beautifully ornamented arches, the cornices are carved as if they are woven like those in Zvartnots.

 

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