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Yererouk Basilica

The Yererouk Basilica is located in the village of Yererouk (Anipemza), near the Akhuryan River, Shirak region. The basilica was built in the second half of the V century by...
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Tsiranavor Church

The church of Tsiranavor is located on a cliff, on the banks of the Kasakh River. It was built in the V century; unfortunately, the church is in ruins, and only stone supports...
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St. Stepanos Church

The church of St. Stepanos or Lmbatavank is located on the northwestern slope of the Shirak plateau, 2 km from the town of Artik. The cross-domed basilica with an octagonal...
Jukhtakwank Monastery

Jukhtak Monastery

Jukhtak Monastery is located 3 km away from the resort town of Dilijan, on the slope of the mountain. The monastery was built in the XII-XIII centuries. Its name...
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The State Museum of Nature of Armenia

The State Museum of Nature of Armenia was opened in 1952 in Yerevan. Until 2004 the museum was located in a building on the territory of the Blue Mosque. Then it was moved to...
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House-Museum of Derenik Demirchyan

The house-museum of the famous Armenian dramatist Derenik Demirchyan was opened by the writer’s centenary. The museum is located in the house where Derenik lived since...
Jermuk Waterfall

Jermuk Waterfall

The most picturesque waterfall in Armenia is Jermuk Waterfall located in the health resort of Jermuk. The waterfall is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above the sea...
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Monument to Mikael Nalbandyan

Mikael Nalbandyan was a writer, utopian socialist, philosopher and revolutionary democrat. Nalbandian was the first of Armenian writers who fell under the influence of...
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Shaki Waterfall

Shaki is considered one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Armenia. It is located in Syunik region, which is famous for its historical and natural monuments. The waterfall...
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Monument to Vardan Mamikonyan

The commander (sparapet) Vardan Mamikonyan is considered one of the greatest heroes of Armenia, whose heroic deeds strengthened the church and the people’s faith. Vardan...

Noravank Monastery

Armenia, as the world’s first Christian country, is extremely rich in monuments of spiritual culture. The Monastery of Noravank – the pearl of Armenian medieval...
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Monument of Sayat-Nova

The Sayat-Nova monument was opened in Yerevan in 1963, right after one of the avenues in Yerevan was named after the great poet. Sayat-Nova was one of the most outstanding...
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Monument of Stepan Shahumyan

The monument of Stepan Shaumyan, a Communist Party figure, is located on the Shaumyan Square, not far from the Republic Square. The monument was opened in 1931 in Yerevan, as...
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Odzun Monastery

The monastery of Odzun is located in the north of the country, on the territory of ancient settlements. The region is famous for its historical monuments like Sanahin...

Khor Virap Monastery

The monastery of Khor Virap embodies the unquenchable longing of the entire Armenian people about their historical homeland and the biblical Mount Ararat. As if by a twist of...
The monastery of Hovanavank

Ovanavank Monastery

The monastery of Ovanavank is located near Ashtarak town, in the village of Ovanavan. The complex is located on the edge of the gorge, from where opensis a beautiful view of...
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Monument to Vahan Teryan

Vahan Teryan, the great romanticist, poet, statesman and literary critic played an integral part in the culture of Armenia. His contribution to Armenian literature is...
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National Center of Aesthetics

The world’s first Children’s Art Museum was opened on March 13, 1970 in Yerevan. Thanks to the efforts of art critic Heinrich Igityan and his wife Jeanne...
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House-museum of Alexander Spendiaryan

Alexander Spendiaryan, the well-known Armenian composer, the founder of the national symphonic music and conductor has a great contribution to the history of Armenian culture....
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House-Museum of Martiros Saryan

Martiros Saryan is one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, the founder of the Armenian national contemporary school of painting. Saryan was born on February 28, 1880...
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House-museum of Aksel Bakunts

The house-museum of Aksel Bakunts (Armenian prose writer, film-writer, translator and public activist) is located in Goris, in the hometown of the playwright, in the house...
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House-museum of Silva Kaputikyan

House-museum of Silva Kaputikyan (the greatest Armenian poetess of the XX century, writer, and publicist) was opened after her death in 2009, in honor of the poetess’...
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Erebuni Fortress

Erebuni fortress town was built in 782 BC, by  Argishti I, the king of Urartu Kingdom. The name of Yerevan is etymologically derived from the name of Erebuni, and the date of...
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Museum of Revolution of Soviet Armenia

In 1960, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Soviet Union, the Museum of Revolution of the Armenian SSR was opened in Yerevan, presenting all documentation and materials...

House-Museum of Minas Avetisyan

Minas Avetisyan’s works of art have become a new word in the history of painting of Armenian artists. Bright and saturated colors, a peculiar interpretation of reality,...

Modern Art Museum

The Museum of Modern Art was the first of its kind in the USSR. The architects of the museum’s unique building were G. Aramyan and J. Torosyan. The museum was opened in...
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Yegishe Charents House Museum

Yegishe Charents House Museum was founded in 1975 in the house where the great poet lived. In 1987, in honor of the poet’s 90th anniversary, the museum was reconstructed...
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Hay Art Gallery and Cultural Center

Hay Art Gallery and Cultural Center was founded in 1997 with the support of the municipality of Yerevan. The goal of having a cultural center in the city was to create a...
Museum of Russian Art

Museum of Russian Art

The Museum of Russian Art was opened thanks to the collection of Professor Aram Yakovlevich Abramyan, the Hero of Socialist Labor and Honored Scientist. Thanks to Professor...
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Literature & Art Museum

Literature & Art Museum after Yeghishe Charents was opened in 1921. The museum represents a collection of more than 1 million pieces of Armenian literature since the 18th...
Observatory after Viktor Hambardzumyan

Observatory after Viktor Hambardzumyan

The Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory after Viktor Hambardzumyan is considered one of the most important scientific institutions of Armenia. The observatory is located in...
Areni

Areni-1 Cave

The evidence that Armenia was inhabited since ancient times is scattered throughout Armenia. One of such places is Areni Cave or Bird’s Cave. It is located in the Vayots...
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Araks River

Araks is the largest river of the Armenian uplands and one of the largest in Transcaucasia. The upper current is on the border of Armenia and Turkey, the estuary is on the...
Сурб Шогакат

Shoghakat Church

Shoghakat Church is another architectural masterpiece of Echmiadzin town along with the temples of Surb Hripsime and Surb Gayane. Shoghakat Church was built relatively...
St. Gayane Church

Surb Gayane Church

The Surb Gayane Church is located in Echmiadzin town – the religious center of Armenia. The church was built by the order of Catholicos Ezra in 630. The place for the...
Folk Art Museum in Armenia

Museum of Armenian Folk Art

The Museum of Folk Art is the center of culture, where samples of Armenian arts and crafts and fine arts are exhibited. The exhibits have been collected for the museum since...
Vorotan River

Vorotan River

Despite the fact that Armenia does not have a direct access to the sea, there are enough large rivers that run along the small territory of the country. One of them is the...
Dzoraget River

Dzoraget River

Dzoraget River flows through the northern part of Armenia, passing through the city of Stepanavan in Lori region. The name of the river is literally translated as a...
Музей Матенадаран

Matenadaran 

On the slope of one of the picturesque hills of Yerevan, on the northern outskirts of Mesrop Mashtots Avenue, rises one of the most modern monuments of Armenian architecture...
St. Hripsime Church

Surb Hripsime Church

The VII century temple of Surb Hripsime is located at the entrance to Etchmiadzin town and immediately attracts attention with its majesty. The name of the church is connected...
House-Museum of Yervand Kochar

House-Museum of Yervand Kochar

The museum of Ervand Kochar represents the largest collection of works of the great master. There are kept and presented sculptures, graphics, oil paintings, as well as the...
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Cave Dwellings of Tegh

Cave Dwellings of Tegh is considered the place of settlement of the ancient civilization on the territory of Armenia. The cave town is located in the eastern Syunik region and...
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Bear Cave

Bear Cave is located in Vayots Dzor region, 7 km from Areni village, in the area where there is one more important sight – the cave of Areni. Bear Cave was discovered in...
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Haghpat Monastery

In the North of Armenia (Lori region, Alaverdi town), there is one of the most famous monastery complexes called Haghpat. Haghpat Monastery was included in the list of...
House Museum of Avetik Isahakyan

House-Museum of Avetik Isahakyan

The house-museum of Avetik Isahakian, in which he lived the last ten years of his life, is located in a secluded place on Zarobyan Street. The museum was opened in 1963 as a...
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Monastery of Mughni

At the distance of 2 km from Ashtarak town, in the village of Mughni, there is a monastery of Mughni, a small paradise hidden from the eyes. The monastery was built in the...
Mother Armenia Military Museum

Mother Armenia Military Museum

Mother Armenia military museum is located in Victory Park under the monument of Mother Armenia, which stands high on a hill. From here one of the best panoramas of Yerevan...
Harichavank

Harichavank Monastery

In the Shirak region, in the village of Harich, there is another example of medieval architecture, the monastery Harichavank. The village itself is one of the oldest...
Goshavank Monastery

Goshavank Monastery

The medieval monastic complex of Goshavank is located 15 km away from the resort town of Dilijan. Built in the XII-XIII centuries, the monastery was once the most important...
Kecharis Monastery

Kecharis Monastery

One of the most important medieval attractions of Armenia – the monastery complex of Kecharis – is hidden in the high picturesque mountains. It is located on the...
Magila Cave

Magil Cave

The Magil Cave is located in the Vayots Dzor region, 112 km away from Yerevan. The region of Vayots Dzor is rich in ancient historical monuments and natural sights. The Magil...
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Lastiver Caves

Lastiver caves are located 130 km away from Yerevan, in Tavush region. Tavush region, due to the abundance of green forests and mountainous, alpine microclimate, is associated...
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Karahunj

Karahunj, also known as the “Armenian Stonehenge”, is located about 230 km from the Armenian capital of Yerevan, in Syunik region, close to the central regional...
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Akhtala Fortress

One of the most magnificent fortresses in Armenia is Akhtala. The fortress is located on a plateau in the gorge of the river Debed, in Lori Province. The fortress of Akhtala...
History Museum of Armenia

History Museum of Armenia

The main museum of Armenia is the National History Museum, located on the Republic Square. The elegant and refined museum building is one of the most famous postcards of...
Sardarapat

Sardarapat Memorial

Rising high above the ground bell tower, winged bulls, proud eagle-guards, semi-circular memorial wall with sculptures and engravings, a bakery and a museum: it was in this...
Metsamor

Metsamor Fortress

The ancient town-fortress of Metsamor is located on a volcanic hill, in the Ararat valley, not far from the village of Taronik, on the bank of the River Metsamor, 35 km away...
Parajanov Museum

Museum of Sergei Parajanov

A genius with Armenian roots who had never lived in his native country now has his own house-museum, with all his heritage kept. The great director Sergei Paradzhanov, the...
Dadivank

Dadivank Monastery

Dadivank Monastery can be truly considered the heart of the Caucasus. This is a unique landmark, an important part of the religion. The monastery complex is located in Artsakh...
The National Gallery of Armenia

The National Gallery of Armenia

Museums and galleries are a reflection of the culture and history of any country. Armenia is often associated with foreigners as a “huge open-air museum”, thanks...
Gandzasar Monastery

Gandzasar Monastery

Gandzasar Monastery, headed by the Church of St. John the Baptist, is the most significant shrine of Nagorno-Karabakh. The monastery of Gandzasar, as well as hundreds of other...
Geghard Monastery

Geghard Monastery Complex

The monastery complex of Geghard is one of the most outstanding sights in Armenia. Nearly any tour to the historic sites of Armenia starts with this ancient monastery! If an...