Category Archives: Cultural Heritage

Karahunj (Zorats Karer): What to Know Before You Go + Tips

Karahunj - Zorats Karer Observatory in Armenia

One of the most mysterious places in Armenia is Karahunj Observatory, also referred to as Zorats Karer (and sometimes Carahunge!) This is a guide detailing how to visit Karahunj, why you should take a trip there, and the history of it. Where is Karahunj? Karahunj is located in the south of Armenia in the diverse […]

How to Visit Lori Berd (+ Reasons to Visit the Fortress)

How to visit Lori Berd (and why you should)-3

A place that we find on many tour itineraries yet one that still remains an under-the-radar attraction in Northern Armenia is Lori Berd (Lori Fortress). We visited the historical site last year and despite it being closed because of the pandemic, we were still able to walk around the perimeter of it and plan a […]

Spitakavor Monastery: History, How to Visit, & More!

Spitakavor Monastery

If you are looking for a little off-road adventure (actually it’s a rough dirt road) with beautiful panoramic views and interesting medieval and modern history, look no further than Spitakavor Monastery!  Located in the Vayots Dzor Province, it is a manageable drive from Yeghegnadzor, the provincial capital of Vayots Dzor.  I stayed at the scenic […]

Why You Should Visit Zvartnots Cathedral (& How to Get There)

Why You Should Visit Zvartnots Cathedral (& How to Get There)

One of the most popular places to visit close to Yerevan is the wondrous and picturesque Zvartnots Cathedral. This is a guide that shows how to visit Zvartnots Cathedral and practical information for your trip. If you’re simply seeking a tour to Zvartnots, here are our recommended options: Etchmiadzin tour along with Zvartnots Cathedral from […]

A Complete Travel Guide to Khor Virap Monastery (Tips & More!)

A Complete Travel Guide to Khor Virap Monastery (Tips & More!)

Khor Virap is one of those must-visit places that should be on your itinerary when you visit Armenia. This is a complete travel guide to Khor Virap Monastery.  It includes how to visit, why you should visit, facts about Khor Virap, and much more! If you’re looking for a tour to Khor Virap, please check […]

Pulpulak: Armenia’s Unique (and Genius) Answer to Free Water

Pulpulak in Armenia

Water. Probably the most important element on our planet and undoubtedly one of the most important ones that give us a true feeling of life, hope, and the ability to move on physically and mentally. The element also offers a mode of transportation amongst many other things for those nations that have access to seas, […]