We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Smallest church I've encountered in Armenia

Been here last January 4, 2018 This is probably the smallest church I've seen in Armenia which... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
xheroine1981
,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nice place to visit once

Karmravor (meaning "Reddish" because of the color of its dome) or Surp Astvatsatsin is a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
Elen A
,
Yerevan, Armenia
Read all 20 reviews
49
All photos (49)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good70%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jan 2018
“Smallest church I've encountered in Armenia”
1 week ago
“Larger is not always better”
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
Khachatur Abovyan St., Ashtarak, Armenia
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
2
4
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
2
4
1
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of this ancient church is its age (obviously) and its smallness. It illustrates nicely how personal the religious experience was in those days. Very impressive!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank taqqie
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of those little churches that makes you feel small and big at the same time. It’s a monument to the human humility.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank orcuttm
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Been here last January 4, 2018 This is probably the smallest church I've seen in Armenia which stand more or less 20 feet by more or less 25 feet. Sadly, the church was closed during our tour here.... But our tour guide, explained that many...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank xheroine1981
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is my second visit and second review of Karmravor Church. My first visit, I had ridden my bike here from Yerevan. Now my second visit, I drove by here with some friends on a Saturday roadtrip. Karmravor Church is not particularly remarkable. It is...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Karmravor (meaning "Reddish" because of the color of its dome) or Surp Astvatsatsin is a 7th-century Armenian church built by priests Gregory and Manas. The church is located on the northeast side of the town of Ashtarak in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Elen A
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Karmravor St. Astvatsatsin Church is one of many beautiful historical sites in Ashtarak, Armenia. It was built in the second half of the 7th century and was built on the site of an older pagan temple. According to the info signs, this is Armenia's best...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Karmravor ( "Reddish" because of the color of its dome) or Surp Astvatsatsin ("Holy Mother of God") is a 7th-century Armenian church built by priests Gregory and Manas. The church is located on the northeast side of the town of Ashtarak in the Aragatsotn Province...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank BijanTehran_Iran
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Garoon Resort by Picnic
1 review
10.44 km away
Latar Hotel
19 reviews
11.22 km away
Cross Resort Hotel
53 reviews
11.67 km away
Armenian Royal Palace Hotel
53 reviews
11.77 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
Pascal and Diodato
21 reviews
.05 km away
Amberd Tavern
12 reviews
10.70 km away
Nor Jraghats
11 reviews
.35 km away
Agape Refectory
5 reviews
16.66 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 14 nearby attractions
Ashtarak Bridge
6 reviews
.29 km away
Saint Mariane Church
8 reviews
.41 km away
Tsiranavor Church
7 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Karmravor Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines