Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery
French, English, Russian, Armenian and more
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Duration: 6-7 hrs
Tour Language: English, Russian, French, Armenian and more
This tour will introduce you to the exotic Pagan history of Armenia and show the later development and spread of Christianity in the country. The first stop is going to be at the Garni temple, dedicated to the God of Sun Mihr. The temple is a blend of Greco-Roman and Armenian styles. Nowadays the ruins of the royal palace and the bathroom with a stunning mosaic work can be found near the temple.
The next stop will be the Monastery complex of Geghard. The complex astonishes with its architectural solution, the church is drilled into the solid rock. The complex is rich in subtle sculptural embellishments and many striking khachkars (cross-stones). Due to its construction, Geghardavank serves the best place for singing spiritual songs.Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
- Comfortable transportation
- Professional Guide service
- Entrance fee
- Free WiFi
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