Armenia day 7 – Khor Virap, Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery, Yerevan at night

Armenia day 7 – Khor Virap, Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery, Yerevan at night.

  • Map 1 an approximate route out of Yerevan to Khor Virap.
  • Map 2 overall route driven between Yerevan and sites.
Map Yervan to Khor Virap, Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery

Route map Yervan to Khor Virap, Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery

Route Map central Yerevan to Khor Virap, Garni, Geghard

Map route central Yerevan towards Khor Virap, and to Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery.

Waypoints

Waypoints might not be exact, don’t rely on only this map for navigation, get a GPS or better map – there are very few signposts. There are also different routes to Khor Virap and Garni, Geghard from Yerevan (Erevan).

  1. Republic Square, Yerevan, Armenia – start point approximately
  2. Tigran Metz Ave off Republic Square
  3. Hayrenik Cinema roundabout, Garegin Nzhdeh Street
  4. Bagratuniats St/E117/M2 roundabout – location of 24 hr tyre repair shop (turn right at roundabout) – Voske Aniv (www.voskeaniv.am) Automobile Tire Shop, 24 hrs, Bagratuniats St 46/2 (E117) near Arshakuniats Ave roundabout, tel +374-10-572275 (or +374-10-573170?).
  5. 1st Street(?) dogleg – turn left, under railway bridge, turn right.
  6. Khor Virap, Ararat, Armenia
  7. M-15 – turn right, looks like a direct route but a section appeared to be closed or difficult to navigate with 2wd vehicle, so at waypoint H a friendly Armenian directed me the long-way round.
  8. M-15
  9. Mahari St
  10. Davit-Bek St
  11. Jrvezh, Kotayk
  12. Garni Temple, Goght, Kotayk, Ararat
  13. Geghard Monastery, Kotayk, Armenia
  14. Abovyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia

Photos

Khor Virap monastery and Mt Ararat

293 - Khor Virap monastery and Mt Ararat

Khor Virap and Mt Ararat

320 - Khor Virap monastery and Mt Ararat.

Khor Virap Astvatsatsin church exterior

449 - Khor Virap - St Astvatsatsin church exterior

Khor Virap St Gregory prison dungeon

475 - Khor Virap dungeon prison cell where St Gregory (Grigor the Illuminator) was locked up for 13 years

Khor Virap Astvatsatsin church interior

507 - Khor Virap St Astvatsatsin church interior

Khor Virap monastery and Armenia-Turkey border

556 - Khor Virap monastery and Turkish border - the dirt road going off into the horizon, the town on the left of it is in Armenia.

Yerevan city and TV mast in summer

571 - Dry, arid, dusty, hazy Yerevan city and TV mast.

Path to Garni Temple panorama

636 - path to Garni Temple panorama

Canyon river valley from Garni Temple

610 - View of canyon river valley from Garni Temple.

Garni Temple Yerevan outside

640 - Garni Temple Yerevan outside

Garni Temple and canyon panorama

654 - Garni Temple Yerevan and view over canyon panorama

Garni Temple front entrance pillars

684 - Garni Temple front entrance pillars

Geghard Monastery Yerevan entrance

700 - Geghard Monastery Yerevan main entrance

Tunnel entrance to Papak and Ruzukan Gavit-Sepulcher, Geghard

715 - tunnel entrance (LH side) to the Papak and Ruzukan Gavit-Sepulcher (Upper), Geghard Monastery.

Tunnel passage to Papak and Ruzukan Upper Gavit, Geghard

716 - tunnel passage to the Papak and Ruzukan (Upper) Gavit-Sepulcher, Geghard Monastery.

Proshian Chapel-Sepulcher, Geghard Monastery

762 - Proshian Chapel-Sepulcher, Geghard Monastery

Katoghikeh Church Gavit roof inside, Geghard

830 - Katoghikeh (Katoghike) Church Gavit roof interior and pillar, Geghard Monastery

Katoghike Church exterior, Geghard Monastery

856 - Katoghikeh (Katoghike) Church exterior, Geghard Monastery Yerevan

Cafe in Yerevan park at night

883 - Cafe in Yerevan park at night.

Yerevan street intersection underground shopping center

893 - Yerevan street intersection underground shopping center

Republic Square, Yerevan at night

027 - Republic Square, Yerevan (Erevan) at night

Yerevan Opera House and Aram Khachaturian statue at night

065 - Yerevan Opera House and Aram Khachaturian (Khatchaturian) statue at night

Yerevan streets Ameria Bank building at night

086 - Yerevan streets Ameria Bank building at night

Yerevan Cafesjian Alexander Tamanian statue at night

097 - Yerevan Cafesjian Arts Center Alexander Tamanian statue at night

Cafesjian Arts Center Cascades swimmer statues at night, Yerevan

122 - Yerevan top of Cafesjian Arts Center Cascades swimmer statues at night

Yerevan at night from top of Cafesjian Cascades

150 - View over Yerevan at night from top of Cafesjian Cascades stairs.

Yerevan TV mast at night

157 - Yerevan TV mast at night.

Old Russian Soviet Volga 21 taxi in Yerevan

165 - old Russian Soviet Volga 21 taxi in Yerevan

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