Category Archives: Things To Do

Metsamor: Visiting the Nuclear Town’s Soviet Sports Complex & Culture House

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I recently had a chance to visit the city of Metsamor in Armavir province, Armenia. The purpose-built city housed the workers of the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant and their families. This guide details my experience visiting Metsamor! There are many obscure and mysterious places that were built during Soviet times that are still in existence […]

17 Diverse Places to Visit in Ararat Province (Marz)

Havuts Tar Monastery Complex

One of Armenia’s provinces that most travelers inevitably visit without knowing is the Ararat province. This guide details some amazing places to visit in Ararat and why you should go to each! The capital of the Ararat marz (Armenian for ‘province’) is Artashat and the province is, naturally, named after Mount Ararat. Interestingly, two of […]