Top 10 Places to Visit in Armenia – The Ultimate Armenia Travel Guide

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Here are the top 10 places to visit in Armenia:


Yerevan is the capital and largest city in Armenia. It dates back to the 8th century BC! It’s also the heart of the country. Check out Vernissage Market for handicrafts and Gum Market for great food. Don’t miss the amazing Megerian Carpet Museum!


Geghard is a medieval monastery about an hour from Yerevan. It dates back to the 4th century and partially carved out of the nearby mountain. It was once home to the spear that pierced Jesus Christ’s side during the Crucifixion! This amazing historical site needs to be on any list of the top places to visit in Armenia!


Next is  Garni, a village where you can make your own lavash! Its most notable site is Temple of Garni, which dates back to the first century AD. It’s one of the best-known pre-Christian symbols of Armenia and is a great example of classical Greek architecture!

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Etchmiadzin is considered a holy city and Armenia’s spiritual capital. It’s home to some of the oldest churches and cathedrals on Earth, including five that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. While you’re in town, try some fish that’s cooked by using the light of the sun!

Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan is Armenia’s largest body of water. It’s a major source of food for Armenians and is also home to Sevanavak, a medieval monastery that dates back to 874! Together, the lake and monastery are two of the mind-blowing places to visit in Armenia.


Dilijan is a town in northern Armenia that’s known for its traditional craft workshops and spa resorts. It’s surrounded by forests and is also known for its traditional architecture.

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Apaga Resort

Apaga Resort is a beautiful accommodation that consists of authentic cottages with 22 rooms and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. While you’re there, you can do extreme activities like zip-lining and off-roading!


Armenia’s second-largest city, Gyumri, is known as the arts and crafts center of Armenia. workshops and watching the artisans create beautiful pottery, carvings, and other crafts. It’s also home to monasteries, churches, and museums.


If you’re into wine, you have to visit Areni. The oldest winery in the world was discovered in a cave complex nearby, and the village hosts the annual Areni Wine Festival every October!

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Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery is a beautiful, 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery that once hosted the University of Tatev. You can also ride the world’s longest reversible cable car and get amazing views of the area!

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BONUS: Old Khndzoresk Cave Village

Known as the Cappadocia of Armenia, Old Khndzoresk Cave Village is an ancient village that was carved into the hillsides of a gorge. People lived there as recently as the 1950s! The complex includes three schools and even two churches! This awe-inspiring ancient village is easily one of the most interesting places to visit in Armenia!

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