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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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Ancient Artashat

Ancient Artashat

Artashat is a town in Armenia and the administrative center of the Ararat Region. It…

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Cafesjian Museum of Art

Cafesjian Museum of Art

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts is dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary art…

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Tours

Daily Tours and Excursions

Daily Tours and Excursions

Regular Tours to Different Directions

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A glance of Persia Tour (8 Days)

A glance of Persia Tour (8 Days)

8 Days, 7 Nights Upon Request

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Fascinating Mountains

Fascinating Mountains

7 Days from 561 EUR

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Havuts Tar Monastery

Also called Havuts Tar Vank, the monastery is situated on a promontory across the Azat river valley located in Kotayk Region. The monastery dates to the 11th-13th centuries. It has an easy access from Khosrov State Reserve that is along the Garni Canyon. To hike there one should take the eastern side of the reserve entrance straight to the monastic complex. The Havuts Tar Trail will take you to the ruins of the monastery and the khachkars around. Walking further across the trail you will meet the walled fortification of the early medieval monastery. The trail ends with a small chapel and three impressive khachkars. The monastery is known to have had a brief visit during October 1734 by Abraham Kretatsi during the time while he was serving the Catholicos Abraham II. He brought a monk as a guide and spent two days there while on his pilgrimage to a number of churches and monasteries across Armenia.

 

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