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Address: Garni, Armenia
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US$ 80.00*
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Private Day Trip from Yerevan to Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery
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1-Day Tour to see Yerevan, Garni and Geghard
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Day Tour to Garni Geghard Armenia

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good job with renovation

entrance fee 1200 drahm + parking 200 I think. We parked down the street, because parking was full, so no charge. Renovation job is prety neet, but info signs could be more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2016
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Maribor, Slovenia
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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

entrance fee 1200 drahm + parking 200 I think. We parked down the street, because parking was full, so no charge. Renovation job is prety neet, but info signs could be more explainatory. The music is playing all the time from the speakers. It would be good if the volume was a little lower. otherwise is worth to see it.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Would not visit solely for Garni, it was not that impressive and there were many groups of school children and tourists. Combine with a trip to Geghard which is just down the road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is the last remaining pagan temple in Armenia dedicated to the sun god. Though this is not a big temple, it has a really beautiful backdrop. A must visit.

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jef-ind
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a sight not to be missed when in the Yerevan area. It is about 45 minutes' drive east of Yerevan, and getting there is at least half the fun. I drove. After you climb up for a bit from Yerevan, you turn and have absolutely spectacular views of big and little Ararat. There is a turn-off and an... More 

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Huijbergen
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Small temple nothing much to see but this old temple. Tourists pay 5x more than locals. Common in many Asian countries but while travelling in Armenia the only spot where I have steen it. Site is badly maintained, signs With explanation are old and broken so not a clue what is the story behind the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Garni is located quite close to Yerevan. It's definetely a place to visit. Ancient temple is surrounded by beautiful mountains. My advice - to see the place properly get there early, otherwise the place will be crowded.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This may be the only pagan temple remains in Armenia. Of course they are important in historical and cultural terms to Armenians. But in reality there is nothing exceptional about the architectural remains. Worth a visit if passing by and for the Mt Ararat backdrop, but not for going out of the way to get to.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This location was interesting because it had a very different history than other sights. It was quite a simple attraction, and doesn't quite have the impact as the monasteries, but it was still quite a sight to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Amazing Pagan Temple in the hearth of Armenia. Loacted in woderful area. Greek style temple and old bath.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hellenistic temple built for the worship of the sun god Mihr in the pre-Christian era of Armenia in the 1st C AD, amazingly re-constructed using the original stones with the new replacements for the missing ones visually identified, located <25Km from Yerevan and conveniently on the same route to the Geghard Monastery.

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