Category Archives: Cultural Heritage

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 […]

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 Khachats Toun Helped Make Meghri My Favorite Place in Armenia

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Have you ever created expectations about a place without having been there or knowing anything about it? That is exactly what happened with Khachats Toun in Meghri for me. Fortunately, the hotel and cultural hub exceeded any expectations I had about it and then some. This is a quick recap of our time at Khachats […]

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, […]

10 Museums in Yerevan That Will Help You Discover Armenia

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Armenia is a country teeming with history and artifacts and one of the best places to uncover this is at a museum.  This is a guide to the top ten museums in Yerevan based on popularity and number of visitors. Don’t forget that by purchasing the Yerevan pass, you will have access to over 40 […]