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Tsaghkadzor

Armenia's ski destination.

23km

40.533344.7167

Alaverdi

home of UNESCO World Heritage site Sanahin Monastery and nearby Haghpat Monastery

37km

41.09544.661

Vanadzor

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

42km

40.8144.484

Yerevan

the capital, and by far the largest city

61km

40.177444.5126
Sights

Haghartsin Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

3.9km

40.76848944.890875

Lake Parz

lake in Armenia

10km

40.75138944.960556

Makravank Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

22km

40.527544.737222

Kecharis Monastery

monastery

23km

40.53235844.719644

Aghavnavank Monastery

monastery in Armenia

27km

40.72498445.107594

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.

33km

41.00506144.635086

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.

34km

41.09388944.711944

Haghpat

village in Lori Province of Armenia

34km

41.09544.71027778

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.

35km

41.03503944.628039

Moscow Cinema

35km

40.315144.8712

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.

36km

41.15057844.763919

Sanahin

village in Lori Province of Armenia

36km

41.08792444.667985

Sanahin Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

36km

41.08722244.666111

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.

37km

41.0508544.616416

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.

41km

40.8148611144.49569444

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.

50km

41.2016666744.5675

Lake Sevan

lake in Armenia

64km

40.3166666745.35

Noravank

monastery

98km

39.68406145.232872

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.

115km

40.7822222243.82527778

we will see

Dilijan

Armenia
Dilijan is a town with mild climate and fresh air to the northeast of Yerevan. It is famous for its lovely surroundings, called the "Armenian Switzerland" by the locals, due to the densely forested valleys and mountains with alpine meadows surrounding them. It is an excellent base for hiking.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

3°C
Precipitation: 17 mm

Feb

3°C
Precipitation: 24 mm

Mar

8°C
Precipitation: 37 mm

Apr

14°C2
Precipitation: 61 mm

May

19°C7
Precipitation: 92 mm

Jun

23°C10
Precipitation: 85 mm

Jul

26°C12
Precipitation: 53 mm

Aug

26°C12
Precipitation: 42 mm

Sep

22°C8
Precipitation: 37 mm

Oct

17°C4
Precipitation: 40 mm

Nov

10°C0
Precipitation: 31 mm

Dec

4°C
Precipitation: 20 mm
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