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Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Museum

In the end of 1930s headed by the ethnographer and folk-collector Habetnak Babayan they founded…

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Sardarapat Ethnography Museum

Sardarapat Ethnography Museum

The Sardarapat Ethnography and Liberation Movement History Museum, in the Armavir Region, is located of…

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Erebuni: Historical & Archaeological Museum

Erebuni: Historical & Archaeological Museum

Erebuni Fortress also known as Arin Berd is a fortified city from the ancient kingdom…

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Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

7 Days from 631 EUR

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Sanahin Monastery

Sanahin Monastery is an Armenian monastery founded in the 10th century in the Lori Province of Armenia. The name Sanahin literally translates from Armenian as "this one is older than that one", presumably representing a claim to having an older monastery than the neighbouring Haghpat Monastery. The two villages and their monasteries are similar in many ways, and lie in plain view of each other on a dissected plateau formation, separated by a deep "crack" formed by a small river flowing into the Debed river. As with Haghpat, Sanahin is frequented by an increasing number of tourists, due to its recent inclusion on the itineraries of a great number of Armenian tour agencies, the beauty of its monastery complex matching that of Haghpat's. The complex belongs to the Armenian Apostolic Church with numerous khachkars (stones with elaborate engravings representing a cross) and bishop gravesites scattered throughout it.

 

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