Category Archives: Attractions

Blue Mosque in Yerevan: History and Visitor Information

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The Blue Mosque in Yerevan is one of the most popular sights in the Armenian capital city and one that definitely deserves to be visited when traveling to Yerevan.  This post details the Blue Mosque’s history and all you will need to know before your visit to the religious landmark. Brief Summary of the Blue […]

Why You Should Visit Zvartnots Cathedral (& How to Get There)

Why You Should Visit Zvartnots Cathedral (& How to Get There)

One of the most popular places to visit close to Yerevan is the wondrous and picturesque Zvartnots Cathedral. This is a guide that shows how to visit Zvartnots Cathedral and practical information for your trip. If you’re simply seeking a tour to Zvartnots, here are our recommended options: Etchmiadzin tour along with Zvartnots Cathedral from […]

How to Visit Shaki Waterfall (and Why You Should + Tips)

Shaki Waterfall is one of the best places to visit in Southern Armenia and the Syunik region- so much that it is included on several organized tours of the aforementioned part of Armenia. This guide details how to visit independently or with a tour, why you should go (seriously, you should!), and some tips to […]

Azat Reservoir: Quick Travel Guide to an Unassuming Place

Azat Reservoir: Quick Travel Guide to an Unassuming Place

There are many Yerevan day trips that garner the attention they deserve but one place that kind of flies under the radar is the Azat Reservoir and its surrounding area. We recently had a chance to visit and were blown away by its beauty, potential, and scenery. However, the day definitely needed to be planned […]

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik’s Almost Forgotten Past

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik's Almost Forgotten Past

No village is ever built with the intent of abandonment. Unfortunately, a few villages in Syunik were left to succumb to nature during the Soviet-era and picturesque Maghanjugh was one of them. This is a recap of our time visiting Aygedzor (Maghanjugh’s current name). For clarification in what we write- Maghanjugh is the ancient name […]

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 […]