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  • Areni winery and Noravank


    Areni winery and Noravank

    Noravank (lit. “New Monastery”) is situated 120 km (75 mi) South-East from Yerevan. It was built in 13th – 14th centuries Noravank is most notably linked with the famous medieval Armenian architect and sculptor Momik. Momik started out as a miniature painter in Cilician Armenia. Later he was invited to Noravank by Orbelyan prince where…

  • Haghpat, Sanahin, Odzun


    Haghpat, Sanahin, Odzun

    Haghpat Monastery Complex Haghpat Complex was built by the order of Queen Khosrovanuysh in the 10th century. It is located in the village of the same name 170 km (106 mi) North from Yerevan. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage monument. From 11th to 14th centuries Haghpat had a widely known school and library. Scholars have…

  • Tsaghkadzor



    Tsaghkadzor (lit. “Gorge of Flowers”) is a resort town located 60 km (37 mi) north-east from Yerevan, about 2 km (1.2 mi) above the sea level. The town has a mild climate, beneficial for health. It is also famous as Armenia’s winter sports capital so it’s ax popular destination for winter sports lovers. You’ll find a 6…

  • Yerevan Nightlife


    Yerevan Nightlife

    Yerevan has a rather vibrant nightlife. On a walking distance from each other, there are bars, pubs, clubs, wineries open till late at night. Many pubs are located on Parpetsi street dubbed as “Pubetsi” among the young. For the wine bars Saryan street is a more popular choice but not the only destination for wine lovers.…

  • Armenia Tourist Attractions


    Armenia Tourist Attractions

    So you are planning a visit to Armenia or maybe you are already there by a whim yet you are wondering where to go and what to do to make the most of your time. Don’t you worry, we’ve got you covered! In this article, we will share the most recent information you need to know to fully…

  • Jermuk



    Jermuk is a spa town known for its crisp mountain air, therapeutic mineral springs and scenic nature. Jermuk is located 170 km (106 mi) south-east from Yerevan at an altitude of 2080 m (1.3 mi) above sea level on the banks of Arpa river. The town is surrounded with mountains of up to 3500 m (11500…

  • Ashtarak



    Ashtarak is the capital city of Aragatsots region of Armenia. It is located on the left bank of Kasakh river 22 km (13.7 mi) away from Yerevan. The city has 4 districts: Old Ashtarak spread over the right bank of the river, Dzakhap (lit. “Left Bank”) – on the left bank, Gitavan and Bagavan. The…

  • Goris, Khndzoresk


    Goris, Khndzoresk

    Goris is a quaint little town with its own unmistakable style. It is situated 250 km (155 mi) south from Yerevan at an altitude of 1400 m (4593 ft) above the sea level. The surrounding mountains, famous for their medieval cave dwellings, contribute to the alpine climate with soft snowy winters and mild summers. The…

  • Sisian, Carahunj


    Sisian, Carahunj

    Sisian is located 220 km south of Yerevan. It is best known for the nearby site of the scattered peculiar rocks with holes in them called “Zorats Karer” or “Carahunj”. It is believed to be an ancient observatory. Sightseeing Zorats Karer is a major archeological site located 3 km (1.8 mi) north to Sisian, about 400…

  • Armenia Tours


    Armenia Tours

    Armenia is an underexplored gem in the Caucasus region. There is a myriad of things to do in Armenia depending on your interests, preferences and the allocated time. Below we’ve listed some activities you can take part in depending on the number of days you have in this historical country. The listed order is just a…