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Garni or Amberd
Geghard monastery
Armenian Alphabet monument

One of the most popular tours in Armenia is available to you FREE OF CHARGE with the Tour Coupon included in "Yerevan Card" package.

 

Day Trips in Armenia

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Garni, Geghard, National bread lavash baking and tasting

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

10:00

6 hrs.

FREE with Yerevan Card

Hovhannavank, Saghmosavank, Armenian Alphabet monument, Amberd

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

10:00

6 hrs.

FREE with Yerevan Card

Garni, Geghard, National bread lavash baking and tasting

Stop 1: Garni temple

The pagan temple of Garni was built in the second half of the 1st century by King Trdat III. This is the only pagan temple, which has been preserved on the territory of Armenia, as after the adoption of Christianity it became the summer residence of Hosorovduht, sister of King Trdat III. It was destroyed in 1679 by an earthquake. Parts, fragments of graceful columns and wall stones were spread around the temple. It is supposed that the temple was dedicated to Mithra, the God of the Sun.  The temple of Garni is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Stop 2: Geghard Monastery

Geghard Monastery is one of the greatest medieval architectural structures in Armenia. Geghard is completely hollowed out in a cave, it is also called a "cave monastery". This monastery was founded in the 4th century AD. in place of the sacred spring, originating in the cave. The name of the monastery complex Geghard (spear) comes from the Langin's spear, which pierced the body of Jesus Christ on the cross. At the moment this spear is kept in the museum of Etchmiadzin. The monastery complex Geghard is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Stop 3: National bread “Lavash” baking and tasting

Not far from the temple of Garni (about 10 minutes’ walk), there is a cozy local restaurant with an amazing view of the temple, where you can relax and take part in master-class of tasting of freshly baked lavash – traditional Armenian flatbread.

 

Hovhannavank, Saghmosavank, Armenian Alphabet monument, Amberd

Amberd

Amberd is the largest Armenian fortress, which is located in Aragatsotn province on the slope of Mount Aragats at an altitude of more than 2000 meters. The fortress was erected in the X-XIII centuries, which is reached us in a dilapidated state. It personifies the indomitable spirit of those times when it performed the seemingly incredible defensive functions. Amberd is a historical value, from where you can admire the picturesque Armenian nature.

Saghmosavank

River. Sagmosavank was founded by St. Gregory the Illuminator in the 4th century AD. Since ancient times Sagmosavank - the Monastery of the Psalms - was famous for the repository of books and manuscripts. Here, many historical and church records were created and copied, as well as miniatures-illustrations.KasakhThe monastery and the active Sagmosavank temple stands on the right bank of the

 

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