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APARAN

APARAN

Aparan, is a town in Armenia, located in the Aragatsotn Province. The town is located 42 km north of Yerevan It is commonly believed that the name of Aparan is derived from the Armenian word of Aparank: meaning a royal palace. Aparan was known as...
Mount Aragats

Mount Aragats

Aragats is the highest mountain in the mountainous country of Armenia. It is located in the province of Aragatsotn, northwest from Yerevan. This extinct volcano has formed 4 peaks. 1. The northern peak is 4090 m, 2. The western peak is 4080 m,...
SAGHMOSAVANK

SAGHMOSAVANK

XIII Saghmosavank monastery is situated in Aragatsotn marz. A beautiful scenery opens from here. The complex consists of 2 churches and book repository and nice khachkars on pedestal.
AMBERD

AMBERD

Founded by Pahlavuni family VIIc. The fort city is situated on the triangular cape(2300m above sea level). Amberd’s church built in 1026 by Vahram Pahlavuni and the bathroom are well preserved today.
Aruch Temple

Aruch Temple

Talish village Aruch, a domed- hall design, was built in the late 660s by Grigor Mamikonyan, an Armenian nobleman, as part of his residence (the present-day village of Talish). The church is characterized by a spacious interior, with a pendent-like transition...
KARMRAVOR CHURCH

KARMRAVOR CHURCH

This church is situated in the town of Ashtarak, Aragatsotn region and belongs to VII century. It is the only church in Armenia with its original roofing. It’s surrounded by many nice khachkars.