Category Archives: Province (Marz)

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 […]

Arevik National Park: One Absolutely Perfect Travel Day (+ Tips)

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When I first visited Armenia nearly a decade ago, I remember gazing at a map of the small country and seeing a place in the southwestern corner called Arevik National Park. This was during a time in my life where I was drawn to remote places and the unknown. My curiosity has been tamed a […]

18 Diverse and Popular Places to Visit in Syunik

Ughtasar - Places to visit in Syunik

Syunik is one of the most underrated and mysterious regions of Armenia. This guide showcases some of the best places to visit in Syunik – from the high mountains to national parks and beyond! We take you from Meghri near the Iranian border up to Shaki waterfall and more. This list is by no means […]

Discovering an Abandoned Soviet Culture House in Shvani Dzor, Armenia

Discovering an Abandoned Soviet Culture House in Shvani Dzor, Armenia

After observing the wonderful and unique town of Meghri, we discovered even more on our journey through the most southern part of Armenia. This time we went about 3 kilometers away to Shvani Dzor village. Initially, our main goal was to visit the popular and somewhat mysterious Arevik National Park. However, we asked Arevik rangers […]