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DAY 1

Matenadaran (repository of ancient manuscripts) – Tsitsernakaberd (monument to the victims of Armenian Genocide) – CascadeRepublic SquareOpera House

Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Lunch. Short time for rest. City tour: Visit Matenadaran where ancient manuscripts are preserved. Visit Tsitsernakaberd and Genocide Museum. After lunch short walking tour in the city center including Cascade, Opera House and Republic Square.

Matenadaran

Matenadaran

Tsitsernakaberd

Tsitsernakaberd

Cascade

Cascade

Republic square

Republic square

Armenian Opera and Ballet Theatre

Opera House

DAY 2

Echmiadzin (Saint Hripsime Church, Saint Gayane Church, Zvartnots Cathedral) – Handmade rugs and carpets factory – GarniGeghard

Breakfast. Drive to Echmiadzin. The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin is the spiritual and administrative headquarters of the worldwide Armenian Church. Visit St. Hripsime and Zvartnots churches.

Drive to Garni(the only preserved pagan temple in Armenia dating back to the I A.C.). Visit Geghard- an important monastic complex famous for its sculptures and unique elements of decoration.

Return to Yerevan.

Echmiadzin

Echmiadzin

ХРАМ СВ.РИПСИМЕ

Saint Hripsime Church

ЦЕРКОВЬ СВЯТОЙ ГАЯНЕ

Saint Gayane Church

ZVARTNOTS CATHEDRAL

Zvartnots Cathedral

Garni

Garni

Geghard

Geghard

DAY 3

Ashtarak – Karmravor ChurchSaghmosavank – Monument to Armenian alphabet-
Amberd– Oshakan

Breakfast. Drive to Ashtarak- one of the oldest towns in Armenia. Visit Karmravor church (VII c.) and Saghmosavank monastery (XIII c.) on the edge of Kasagh gorge.

Drive to Amberd- a medieval complex consisting of a castle, a bath and a church. It had a great role for Armenians till XIII century. Though the castle is destroyed and we can see only its ruins today, the Roman style bath and church are well preserved.
Drive to village Oshakan which is famous for here is the place where the first teacher of Armenian language- the person who created Armenian writings- Mesrop Mashtots is buried. Visit the church st. Mesrop Mashtots.

Return to Yerevan.

Karmravor Church

Karmravor Church

Saghmosavank

Saghmosavank

Amberd

Amberd

DAY 4

«Erebuni» museumHistory Museum of Armenia – Cognac factory – Parting dinner

Breakfast. City tour in Yerevan. Visit museum «Erebuni», the fortress situated on the hill of Arin Berd. Here is the place where today’s Yerevan started it’s existence in 782 B.C. as Erebuni fortress built by Argishti I (the name «Yerevan» originates from «Erebuni»).

Visit History Museum of Armenia where Armenian culture is represented with the unique architectural, sculptural and ceramic finds, excavated from the cities of Armenia.

Visit Armenian Cognac factory, tour and Cognac tasting. Parting dinner at the restaurant.

Transfer to the airport.

Erebuni

Erebuni

History Museum of Armenia

History Museum of Armenia


Apartment
From €299
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  • Transfer, Guide, Apartment, Food, Museum tickets
Hotel
From €449
per person
  • Including
  • Transfer, Guide, Hotel, Food, Museum tickets