Category Archives: Shirak

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. […]