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Top 10 most visited places in Armenia

Armenia is famous for the mountain monasteries, withstood ten or fifteen centuries, their artistic stone crosses. 

And, just around the corner, the fields of the ruins of modern buildings. 

The first was given by Christianity, the latter by the collapse of the Soviet system. Armenia is a mysterious, forgotten land for travelers. 

So, let’s explore this small Caucasian country.

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Tatev Monastery

The Tatev Monastery is a 9th-century Apostolic monastery – one of the oldest and most famous monastery complexes in Armenia. 

Pagan Temple – Garni Temple

The Temple Garni, Pagan Temple is the only wholly preserved sample of Hellenistic architecture in Armenia.

Haghartsin Monastery

The monastic complex of the 11th – 13th centuries.

Levon’s Divine Underground

The underground cave/museum dug by Levon, the attraction of the tourists. 

The Geghard monastery

The Geghard monastery is a complex of churches and tombs, and most of them are cut into the rock. This monastery is a great example of Armenian medieval architecture. 

Sanahin Monastery

Sanahin Monastery is a monastery in Armenia founded in the 10th century. 

Old Khndzoresk Cave Village

The historic cave village is comprised of both natural and manmade caves. 

Zvartnots Cathedral

Zvartnots Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in the 7th century with the goal to stand firm for a thousand years, till the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

Noravank Monastery (Areni)

Noravank Monastery was built in the 13th century, it is spectacular and is located in an area of outstanding beauty.

Khor Virap

The monastery fortress Khor Virap was built in the IV-XVII centuries.


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