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A long winding road to get there (or so we thought as it was our first day outside Yerevan and after a few days driving in the country we decided it was actually a great and easy road!), but so worth it.
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Coming from Mt. Aragats, we stopped at Amberd Fortress and Church The scenery is picturesque, good to walk around and feel the nature. There is a view deck which is a good spot for picture taking with the fortress and church at the background. The...More
This is a great and easy stop along the way if you are heading up to Mount Aragats. Simply taking staying on the main road instead of going off to Mount Aragats, you will reach the destination in about 15 minutes. Other than the herders...More
An old nice cosy fortress with breathtaking views on the very top of a mountain. There is an old church near it - Amberd with a many century history. Nature was fascinating and as we went there in Spring there were many little waterfalls and...More
This 7th century fortress is located 2300 m ASL on the slopes of Mount Aragat on a site already known as a Stone Age settlement. The ruins comprise an area of 1500 square meters. Access is forbidden: way too dangerous. One of the towers already...More
This fortress is high in the mountains and it is incredibly atmospheric but as great as the castle and the neighbour church is, the drive to get there is magnificent from mountains valleys and small rivers. Beautiful and certainly worth the visit