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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...
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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...
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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...
Karaundj

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...