10 best places to visit in Armenia

temple of garni

Armenia always attracts many visitors and there are various places of interest, which will make you fall in love with Armenia.

Below we will represent you top 10 must-visit places of attraction in Armenia.

1.    Garni Geghard Armenia

It will be fair to mention that Garni and Geghard are two different monasteries in the Kotayk province. Both of them are medieval and both of them attract the tourists. The main chapel of Garni was built in 1215. As regards the temple of Geghard, it was built in 77AD.

2.    Tatev Monastery Ropeway 

Tatev Monastery was built in the 9th-century and it is an Armenian Apostolic monastery located near the Tatev village in Syunik Province. Tatev Ropeway or Wings of Tatev is a cableway between Halidzor and the Tatev monastery. A picturesque view from the cableway will amaze you.

3.    Lake Sevan Armenia 

Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and sometimes it is called the sea of Armenia. Lake Sevan is situated in Gegharkunik Province, at an altitude of 1,900m above the sea level. Sevanavank is a monastery located near the Sevan and was founded in 874 by Princess Mariam.

4.    Tour in Yerevan 

Yerevan is the capital of Armenia and there are many fantastic places to visit in Yerevan such as Northern Avenue, Republic Square, Opera & Ballet National Academic Theater, the Cascade Complex and so on. Here you will find many trade centers, museums, art galleries and so on.

5.    Dilijan Armenia 

Dilijan is a fantastic spa town in the Tavush Province of Armenia. It is usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland. Dilijan National Park is one of the beauties and protected national parks of Armenia. It occupies nearly 240 km² of area and is situated in the north-eastern Tavush Province.

6.    Tsaghkadzor Ropeway 

Tsaghkadzor is famous as a center of tourism. Tsakhkadzor Ropeway is located on a slope of Teghenis Mount. The view from the ropeway is amazing, the air is clean, the feelings are unforgettable.

7.    Jermuk Armenia 

Jermuk is situated in Vayots Dzor Province at the south of Armenia. Jermuk is popular with its hot springs and mineral water brands bottled in the town. Jermuk is also famous for its health centers and waterfall, artificial lakes, walking trails, forests and so on.

8.    Khor Virap Monastery

The Khor Virap is an Armenian monastery, which is located in the Ararat plain in Armenia. Khor Virap monastery is about to the fact that Gregory the Illuminator was initially imprisoned here for 13 years by King Tiridates III of Armenia.

9.    Lastiver Armenia

Lastiver is situated in Tavush region. This region is famous for its rivers. The largest river here is Aghstev. As regards significant tributaries - the most famous is Kachaghbyur, which leads to the wonderful corners of Ijevan. Lastiver Caves, the rivers, the waterfalls and the canyon itself are fantastic places.

10.   Armenian Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

The two monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin represent the highest architecture of Armenia, whose unique style always attracted many tourists. These two monastic complexes are situated in the Lori Region. They date back to the 10-13th centuries. Their function, location, and style were chosen very carefully during the construction.

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