Category Archives: Province (Marz)

Antarashat: A (Needed!) Digital Detox at Hyuratun Antarashatum

Antarashat village

We have visited many remote villages in Armenia, especially in Syunik region, and they all have hidden charms and features. Antarashat is no exception – and our overnight stay there blew our minds! This is a quick recap about why you should visit Antarashat (near Kapan), what to do there, and where to stay in […]

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 southernmost part of Armenia. This time we went about 3 kilometers away to Shvani Dzor village. Disclaimer: Please note that since writing this, Shvani Dzor village is only able to be visited by Armenian nationals as there […]

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

Trip to Metsamor -30

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 […]