Category Archives: Cultural Heritage

Halidzor Fortress: How to Visit + A Little Bit of History

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Halidzor Fortress may not be one of Armenia’s oldest sights, but it sure is one of the most worthwhile. This is a short guide to how to visit, what to expect, and more! For some reason, I had always wanted to visit Halidzor Fortress. I knew nothing about it except that it was a bit […]

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

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Noravank Monastery is one of the best places to visit in Armenia, especially for those wanting to pair stunning scenery with deep-rooted Armenian history.  This is our travel guide to Noravank Monastery.  It includes how to visit, why you should visit, facts, and more! If you’re looking for a tour to Noravank Monastery, please check […]

Visiting Haghpat Monastery: History, Tips, & How to Get There

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Are you looking to visit one of Armenia’s best UNESCO World Heritage sites? This guide discusses everything you need to know about visiting Haghpat Monastery in the north of Armenia. If you are planning to discover the gorgeous North of Armenia, then the ancient architectural masterpiece of Haghpat Monastery Complex must be on your list […]

Experiencing the Aslamazyan Sisters Gallery and Museum in Gyumri

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I’ve visited many museums around the world in many different countries and I truly think that the Gallery Of Mariam And Yeranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters is one of the best I have ever been to! This is a quick guide about the museum and why you should pay it a visit (including what you can do […]

How to Visit the 8th-Century Tanahat Monastery (+ Photos!)

How to Visit the 8th-Century Tanahat Monastery (+ Photos!)

Isolated but not hard to reach, Tanahat Monastery is a beautiful place to visit in the Vayots Dzor Province and is a great stop if you are driving to Syunik! What remains of the Tanahat Monastery are the Saint Stepanos and Saint Nshan (Holy Sign) churches, both from the 13th century.  But according to the […]

How to Visit the World’s Largest Yazidi Temple in Aknalich (Armavir)

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This post is about the world’s largest Yazidi Temple located in Armenia. We explain how to visit the Yazidi Temple in Armenia, its history, and a bit of the history of Yazidis in the country. There are not many Yazidi Temples around the world and the most famous one is Lalish Temple, built-in 478 BC, […]