Monasteries in Armenia

List of monasteries and churches in Armenia – the must see list in order with the best ones first (subjective opinion based on significance, appeal, distance from Yerevan). More complete list below.

  • Geghard Monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site), near Yerevan
  • Khor Virap – near Yerevan, views of Mt Ararat
  • Echmiadzin (Mother See of Holy¬†Echmiadzin), 4th-20th C, near Yerevan
  • Haghartsin Monastery, 10th-13th C, Tavush, near Dilijan
  • Sanahin Monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site), near Haghpat Monastery
  • Haghpat Monastery¬†(UNESCO World Heritage Site), near Sanahin Monastery

Continue reading

Posted in Armenia, Monasteries | Tagged | Leave a comment

Museums in Yerevan

List of museums in Yerevan (Erevan), Armenia. Best museums to visit are

See also art galleries in Yerevan, and museums in Armenia. Continue reading

Posted in Yerevan | Tagged | Leave a comment

National parks in Armenia

List of national parks and forest reserves in Armenia Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Parks in Yerevan

List of public parks in Yerevan city (Erevan). Best places to go for cafes and restaurants in parks are the Yerevan Opera House area and Usanoghakan Park (not so far from the Opera House). V Sargsyan St south-west of Republic Square is also quite pleasant. Continue reading

Posted in Yerevan | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Road map of Armenia

Road map of Armenia and Yerevan, where to get road maps in English. … Try to get a map in both Armenian and English if driving outside Yerevan – often the people you will ask directions from will struggle with reading English. Continue reading

Posted in Armenia | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Roads and highways in Armenia

Roads and highways in Armenia – list of main roads, and conditions if known. Continue reading

Posted in Armenia, Yerevan | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Usanoghakan Park, Yerevan

Usanoghakan Park, Yerevan city (Erevan) – part of the Circular Park boulevard, the north-east part of it. From Mashtots Ave, across Teryan St, to Abovyan St (Abovian St) (and further to Nalbandyan St?). Continue reading

Posted in Yerevan | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Websites Armenia

List of websites about Armenia, Yerevan, travel, things to do, sights to see, tourism … Continue reading

Posted in Armenia, Yerevan | Leave a comment

Yerevan City Tour Bus

Yerevan City Big Bus Tour – official tour of Yerevan (Erevan) operated by the Yerevan Municipality. Great introduction tour and commentary for tourists new to Yerevan.

Yerevan City Big Bus Tour

882 - Yerevan City Big Bus Tour - France Square

Continue reading

Posted in Yerevan | Tagged | Leave a comment

Yerevan metro subway

Yerevan metro subway underground train public transportation system in Armenia. Continue reading

Posted in Yerevan | Tagged | Leave a comment