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Private Tour from Yerevan: Khor Virap Monastery, Garni Temple, Geghard

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Stop At: Khor Virap, Artashat, Lusarat Armenia

A monastery located about an hours drive away from Yerevan, which offers an amazing view of Armenia’s defining symbol – the majestic mount Ararat.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia

The next stop is Garni Temple (77 A.D.) –it is the only standing heathen temple in the whole post-Soviet area. The temple gracefully stands on a high plateau overlooking the Azat river gorge. The surrounding area itself is incredibly beautiful. The greek-roman bath house with the mosaic, made out of 30,000 pieces of natural stones, as well as the ruins of the royal palace, will take you to 3rd century A.D.


Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Geghard Armenia

The Monastery complex of Geghard is another historical site included to this tour. St. Geghard symbolizes the lance with which the Roman centurion pierced Jesus after crusifixion. Later the lance had been brought to Armenia and kept in Geghard Monastery for 5 centuries. The complex presents Armenia of 13th century, which is considered to be the Golden Age of the country’s architecture. However, the most astonishing part of this complex is its architectural solution churches drilled into the solid rock that were constructed in accordance to the rules of Armenian architecture. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Thursday, August 1st I did a private tour with Hovhannes. The tour was excellent in all its segments. Pick up, drive, information received, sights seen, help with purchasing souvenirs. Hovhannes went a great deal out of his regular duties to help me learn a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Yerani_Travel, Guest Relations Manager at Yerani Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your positive impression from tour, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day with our provided travel services and staff, will inform our guide Hovhannes your nice comments and compliments. The satisfaction of customer is our main...More

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