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Vanadzor

Armenia's 3rd largest city with a few nice churches

30km

40.8144.484

Dilijan

popular forest resort known as the "Little Switzerland" of Armenia.

37km

40.74083344.863056

Tsaghkadzor

Armenia's ski destination.

47km

40.533344.7167

Tbilisi

capital city of Georgia

53km

41.716744.7833
Sights

Sanahin Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

864m

41.08722244.666111

Sanahin

village in Lori Province of Armenia

977m

41.08792444.667985

Haghpat

village in Lori Province of Armenia

5.5km

41.09544.71027778

Haghpat Monastery

Part of the same UNESCO site as Sanahin, you'll have a hard time choosing a favourite. The labyrinth of passages, chambers, khachkars and views will leave you wondering how this masterpiece was built.

5.7km

41.09388944.711944

Odzun Church

A huge basilica, which has withstood the tests of time for 1,300 years, the church in Odzun is a beauty. There is an interest memorial on the site with carvings telling a story, and a large village surrounds the church.

6.2km

41.0508544.616416

Horomayr Monastery

The monastery is built in part at the top of the cliff, in part halfway down. At the top, there is a three-chambered chapel. Below, the walls of the canyon form one of the four walls of the structures. There are caves within the monastic complex, khachkars and carvings. St Mark's Church was built by the Princes Zakare and Ivane Zakarian in 1187. The other buildings were built by Abbot Samuel in 1206.

6.2km

41.03503944.628039

Kobayr monastery

The partially collapsed church once had magnificently exposed frescoes - which are now being covered again as the complex is restored. The setting is really nice, as are the views. Well worth the 15-min walk up the slippery wet slopes of the canyon.

8.1km

41.00506144.635086

Akhtala Monastery

This beautiful fortified monastery has exquisite frescoes, large fortifications, great carvings and interesting ruins. Not many visit it yet, but that will likely change in time.

12km

41.15057844.763919

Khujabi Monastery

If you make it to Khorakert, you should be able to make it to this soaring, majestic and lost work of architecture, further along the border.

13km

41.2016666744.5675

Church of the Holy Mother of God, Vanadzor

Very old black and orange stone Armenian church. It is one of the nicest examples of historic architecture in Vanadzor. It was built in 1831 and then renovated in 1999.

29km

40.8148611144.49569444

Haghartsin Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

37km

40.76848944.890875

Lake Parz

lake in Armenia

44km

40.75138944.960556

Kecharis Monastery

monastery

47km

40.53235844.719644

Makravank Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

48km

40.527544.737222

Aghavnavank Monastery

monastery in Armenia

58km

40.72498445.107594

Moscow Cinema

69km

40.315144.8712

Sev Berd

The big, round, black fortress on the top of the hill overlooking Gyumri is a good spot to take in the view. It once protected the Russian Empire from the Ottoman Empire. Nearby is the huge "Mother Armenia" statue.

96km

40.7822222243.82527778

Lake Sevan

lake in Armenia

100km

40.3166666745.35

Noravank

monastery

135km

39.68406145.232872

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Alaverdi

Armenia
Alaverdi (Armenian: Ալավերդի) is a city in Northern Armenia, and an important commercial and industrial centre in this region.

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