11

May
2018

Khor Virap, Areni Cave, Noravank, Areni wine factory (excursion and wine tasting),

Posted By : hamona/ 1781 2

Monastery of Khor Virap is a famous place of pilgrimage visited by Christians.  The monastery is situated on the place of imprisonment of St. Gregory the Illuminator who is the patron saint and first official head of the Armenian Apostolic Church. He was a religious leader who is credited with converting Armenia from paganism to Christianity in 301. Khor Virap means ”deep ditch” a place where also Grigory the Illuminator was jailed for thirteen years, a place which shows the splendid and breathtaking view of biblical Ararat mountain.

 Jermuk is a mountain spa town in the southern Armenian province of Vayots Dzor Province. nowadays is still famous for its hot springs and mineral water brands bottled in the town. It is attractive for its fresh air, waterfalls, artificial lakes, walking trails, the surrounding forests and mineral water pools.

The town is being redeveloped to become a modern centre of tourism and health services. Jermuk is also being set up to become a major Chess centre, with numerous chess international tournaments scheduled in the town.

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2 Comments
  • Patrick
    30.01.2020

    Group Tour: Khor Virap, Noravank, Hin Areni (wine tasting), ancient Birds-Cave – with unbiased reviews I came to Armenia this week for a vacation and used Hyur tour agency for going to KHor Virap; Noravanq, Winery Areni and cave Areni. Itinerary was planned perfectly, time manage was also good, cause we spent enough time in every spot for photos and history details. Snacks on the

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  • 13.09.2022

    Thanks for your blog, nice to read. Do not stop.

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