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Places to visit in Armenia

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Khor Virap Monastery

When in Armenia one should definitely visit the Khor Virap Monastery located in the Ararat valley. This monastery was home to many Armenian Catholics and was host to theological seminary. This monastery is famous for its notability and pilgrimage site because Grigor Lusavorich who later became Saint Gregory the illuminator was imprisoned by the king for about 14 years. After adopting Christianity the first chapel was built in the site of Kirat Virap. Thus this pla

Monasteries and Churches

Landmarks are those places which are very famous and well known and has some significance related to the place. Some of the famous landmarks of the place are the beautiful monasteries and churches, canyons and the beautiful parks. Like Khor Virap, Geghard, Repulic Square etc.

Holy See of Echmiadzin

The Echmiadzin Cathedral is the Mother Church of Armenian Apostolic Church. It was the first cathedral build in the ancient history of Armenia and is said to be the oldest cathedral in the world. This place marks as the spiritual centre for Armenians around the world. The cathedral has been important not just for religious reasons but also for its cultural. It is said to be a major pilgrimage site.

National Art Gallery

Museums are an essential part of any place which has an ancient heritage and culture. Armenia being and ancient heritage place has many museums with belonging and things from the past. It has information about the heritage of the place, the rulers, ruling era, and everything related to the history. Some of the main museums which are a must visit on a trip to Armenia are State Museum of Armenian History, Matenadaran, Cascade, National Art Gallery, Yerevan Museum et

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