St. Gevorg Church in Mughni

St. Gevorg Monastery (14th century) in Mughni town is one of the most “favorite” monasteries in Armenia. There is indeed something special about it – the soul of ancient centuries,…

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St. Sargis Church in Meghri

St. Sargis basilica church, built in the 17th century, is situated in Meghri town, marz Syunik. What attracts me most about this church is its simplicity and tranquility. The first…

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Astvatsynkal Monastery

If you happen to visit marz Aragatsotn, do not miss the chance to visit the “treasure” of the region. Between the villages of Yernjatap and Hartavan, on the right bank…

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Glance of Armenia from the Sky

Photos by Hetq Online Mount AraratMarz LoriHaghpat Monastery (10th century), Marz LoriSanahin Monastery (10th century), Marz LoriOdzun Church (5th century), Marz LoriMarz LoriMarz LoriMarmashen Monastery (10th century), Marz Shirak Mount AraratSardarapat MemorialSaint Hripsime…

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Alaverdi, Sanahin and Haghpat

The operator of the Alaverdi-Sanahin cable-car has a slight memory problem.[When was the ropeway built?] I ask him[When was it built? What did you have for dinner last night?][I don't…

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What is Easter in Armenia?

Easter is tasteful and energetic, colorful, blossoming, because lent is over and spring joy enters everyone’s heart christening for resurrection and new life.  Armenia’s Easter is truly lively. It is…

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Mshkavank

Walking to Mshkavank from KoghbA short hike from Koghb or Noyemberyan is Mshkavank, a 13th century monastery whose 5th-6th century triple-nave Basilica church was most likely built on top of…

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