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Dilijan

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

23km

40.74083344.863056

Vanadzor

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

34km

40.8144.484

Yerevan

the capital, and by far the largest city

37km

40.177444.5126

Alaverdi

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

47km

41.09544.661

Echmiadzin

the spiritual capital of Armenia, home to the Armenian Catholicos, is a UNESCO World Heritage site

55km

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Gyumri

Armenia's 2nd largest city which once dwarfed Yerevan. Small old town area still shows earthquake damage from 1988.

99km

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Tbilisi

capital city of Georgia

99km

41.716744.7833

David Gareja Monastery Complex

monastery

106km

41.447345.3765

Mtskheta

city

110km

41.8544.7167

Jermuk

famous for its mineral waters, which come out at very high temperature and can be enjoyed at the spas. Ski lifts are under construction.

122km

39.8545.68333333

Ani

ruined medieval Armenian city now situated in the Turkish province of Kars

127km

40.507543.572778

Gori

fifth largest city of Georgia

138km

41.97844.109

Telavi

human settlement

143km

41.91745.483

Kakheti

mkhare

150km

41.7545.716666
Sights

Kecharis Monastery

monastery

336m

40.53235844.719644

Makravank Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

2.3km

40.527544.737222

Moscow Cinema

25km

40.315144.8712

Haghartsin Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

27km

40.76848944.890875

Lake Parz

lake in Armenia

32km

40.75138944.960556

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.

34km

40.8148611144.49569444

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.

40km

41.00506144.635086

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.

43km

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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.

44km

41.0508544.616416

Aghavnavank Monastery

monastery in Armenia

46km

40.72498445.107594

Sanahin Monastery

cultural heritage monument of Armenia

46km

41.08722244.666111

Sanahin

village in Lori Province of Armenia

46km

41.08792444.667985

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.

47km

41.09388944.711944

Haghpat

village in Lori Province of Armenia

47km

41.09544.71027778

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.

52km

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.

58km

41.2016666744.5675

Lake Sevan

lake in Armenia

72km

40.3166666745.35

Noravank

monastery

92km

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.

101km

40.7822222243.82527778

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Tsaghkadzor

Armenia
Tsaghkadzor is a city in Central Armenia, known for being a ski resort, with forests and an ancient monastery. In the summer, people go there to get away from the city life of Yerevan, and the heat, for the fresh air in the mountains. In the winter, the town is completely overtaken by skiers and people who just want to relax and enjoy the snow and scenery.

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