Category Archives: Cultural Heritage

Visiting Harichavank Monastery: Tips, History, & More!

Harichavank Monastery

A gorgeous monastery in the Shirak marz that definitely doesn’t get the attention it deserves is Harichavank Monastery. This post will detail its history, my experience visiting Harichavank, and some tips about how to get there. If you are a fan of this site, you should already know that the city of Gyumri is a […]

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

Complete travel guide to Tatev Monastery in Armenia

Tatev Monastery is an absolute must-visit and addition to your Armenia trip when you travel to the country.  This guide will give you all the details you need to travel to Tatev.  It will include how to visit Tatev Monastery, facts, practical information, and much more! If you’re simply looking for tours to Tatev Monastery, […]

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

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 Marmashen Monastery (History + My Experience)

How to visit Marmashen Monastery in Armenia

Looking for some cool things to do near Gyumri when visiting the city? One of the best places to visit is Marmashen Monastery, only a 20-minute journey outside of the city. This guide details the history of Marmashen, my experience visiting the Shirak monastery, and some quick tips on how to get there from Gyumri. […]