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Garni Temple

Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni, Armenia
+374 93 108303
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Day Trip to Garni,Gegard and Lake Sevan
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Temple of Garni The Temple of Garni is a classical Hellenistic temple in Garni, Armenia. It is perhaps the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia.The temple was dedicated to Mythra, a deity popular in the Near East which became the patron goddess of the Roman Empire in the period before Christianity.Monastery of Geghard is a medieval monastery in the Kotayk province
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni, Armenia
+374 93 108303
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Reviewed today via mobile

Most see this with Geghard monastery. It's ok but maybe I have been lucky seeing cool stuff but I didn't think it was all that spectacular but if you come to see Geghard it's worth seeing.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not actually Roman, but certainly inspired, this originally pagan temple to a sun god has a great vantage point and has been tastefully restored. It's smaller than you'd expect.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The temple itself was a bit disappointing. It's small with no rooms etc to explore. There's an entrance fee of 1200 AMD for tourists without a guide. The views are amazing though.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dated back on 1st century Garni is the only pagan church in country.It was built on a very impressive cliff with amazing views.Near to Yerevan you can visit it with a taxi, which are very cheap at the country.

Thank Pantelis_Rhodes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Temple of Garni is an Ionic temple in Garni, Armenia. It is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. It is the only standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and the former Soviet Union. The structure was probably built by king Tiridates I...More

Thank Ali F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple of Garni along with nearby medieval monastery of Geghard both must be seen same day in Armenia from Yerevan ,amazing architecture with fine history. This Garni temple is iconic,it is the 76 AD Temple with Roman style,best structure and symbol of pre-chiristian Armenia(Soviot...More

Thank Jothilingam E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was finally good to see a non-church building outside of Yerevan. It's in a remote location which adds to the atmosphere...the standing temple isn't that big so it's probably not worth going out of the way for...most people visit it with Geghard Monastery...

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We take a taxi from sakharov square to go Garni and geghard. Our taxi driver name was youra an old kind man that showed us every where though he couldn't speak English very well.

Thank nafiseh m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged a private trip through our hotel to get here. It was cheap to enter and it is situated in amazing countryside. It was worth it for the surrounding views alone. There was not a lot of information about the temple, which has been rebuilt,...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only standing Greco-Roman temple in Armenia. Very well preserved. Situated on a cliff overlooking the Azat river in a ravine. The exact construction date is unknown, probably around 77 BC. Nearby also a Roman bath with parts of the mosaic floor. Very interesting alternative...More

Thank cw f
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