Aragatsotn is named after the massive mountain (4095m / 13,435 ft.) that hovers over the northern reaches of Armenia. This region is one of the...
What to see and what to do in Armenia?
Biblical Mount Ararat
Enjoy the view of the most beautiful biblical mountain in the world, the highest mountain in the world from its base (not sea level), where the Noah’s ark landed after the Great Flood!
First Officially Christian Church and Christian relics
Armenia is the first officially Christian country in the world since 301A.D. It means here you’ll see the world’s oldest churches and monasteries located in stunning natural settings. Take a tour to the oldest officially Christian church - the Mother Cathedral in Echmiadzin (Armenian Vatican) and in the treasury of the Cathedral have a look on some Christian relics, including the spear that allegedly was used to wound Christ during the crucifixion.
The longest ropeway in the world (recorded in the Guinness Book)
Ride the world’s longest aerial tramway (5.7km) which will take you over a spectacular gorge to the huge mediaeval monastic complex of Tatev.
Visit Lake Sevan - the world’s 2nd largest alpine lake, ca. 2000 meter above sea level and climb up to Sevanavank Monastery on the peninsula which was used as a place of exile for wayward monks.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Visit Monasteries of UNESCO World Heritage: Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries, Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatzin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley.
Visit the only surviving pagan temple in the whole Caucasus.
World’s oldest lather shoe
Have a look on the world’s oldest lather shoe (5500years old) at the History Museum.
Stand on the old Silk Road and visit a caravanserai (hotels offering overnight to caravans). Catch the spirit of ancient time.
Visit one of the many showrooms offering hand-made carpets. Here you find the world’s most beautiful ancient rugs and carpets.
Visit one of the world’s oldest wineries found in Areni Cave (6100 years old) and taste Armenian wine of endemic grapes in a winery or one of the cozy wine houses in Yerevan. As Charles Aznavour said, "The peculiarity of the Armenian wine is that you feel something what you can’t express in words."
Taste the most sophisticated Armenian cognac which is the visit card of Armenia.
Apricot (national symbol)
Don’t miss the sun-kissed apricots of Ararat Valley. “Prunus armeniaca” in Latin means “Armenian plum” as Armenia is the homeland of the apricot, the only fruit containing gold in its composition.
Jermuk SPA Town
Spend a few days in Jermuk spa town and ski resort, famous for its hot mineral water springs since ancient times.
Visit Tsakhadzor, known as Ski Paradise for professionals as well as for amateurs.
Cross Stone (khachqar)
Marvel at the delicate masonry of the khachkars – Armenian monument stelae at all of the above religious sites.
Ancient Cave Dwelling in Armenia
Explore the abandoned village built into the volcanic rocks.
Ararat region is named after the biblical Mount Ararat which is mentioned in the Bible as a place where Noah’s ark has landed after the Great...
Armavir Region - Because of its Christian history the region is most famous for locals and Diaspora Armenians, who make pilgrimages to Armenia to...
Gegharkunik ist die größte Region Armeniens, die an Aserbaidschan und die Shahumyan-Region der Republik Berg-Karabach grenzt. Ein Viertel der...
Kotayk region is located at the central part of the country and is home to many must-see sites in Armenia including the pagan Temple of Garni...
Lori region is in the northern part of Armenia, bordering on Georgia. It is considered Armenia’s greenest area, with more native forest land than...
Shirak region lies in the north-west of Armenia. It borders with Georgia and Turkey. Shirak region is mainly dominated by the Ashotsk Plateau and...
Syunik region- It is in the southern part of Armenia, bordering by Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic exclave, the de facto independent...
Tavush region lies in the Northeast of Armenia, bordering by Georgia and Azerbaijan. The territory is mainly mountainous and rocky hillsides...
Vayots Dzor region is mainly a mountainous region at the southeastern end of the country, known with Jermuk Waterfall, Areni cave, Smbataberd...
Yerevan city – 2800 years old. Yerevan is the capital of the Republic of Armenia with more than 1 million people. It is an amazing city with view...