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Group tour Saghmosavank Alphabet Alley Amberd Fortress St Gevorg

$37.21
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Overview
The places we begin with are St. Gevorg Church in Mughni and Saghmosavank monasteries. The design of the architecture will remind you of the old times. Now, the second stop to visit is the Armenian Alphabet Monument. It is situated in the village of Artashavan in Aragatsotn. It was built on the 1600th anniversary of the formation of the Armenian alphabet in 2015.

Then the sweetest part of our tour is coming! Learn how to make delicious chocolates from scratch with our expert chocolatier. You’ll get hands-on experience and discover the secrets to crafting mouthwatering treats. It’s a fun and tasty experience for chocolate lovers of all ages!

Moving forward, you will visit the Amberd fortress, a 10th-century fortress on the inclinations of Mount Aragats.
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
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  • New and comfortable vehicles with WIFI on board
  • Local sweets and bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Pick up from hotels located in the city center (per request)
  • Professional guide service (English and Russian)
  • Traditional lunch (€13 per person)
  • Hotel drop-off
Meeting point
Cascade complex, in front of the Alexander Tamanyan statue
Return details
Cascade complex, in front of the Alexander Tamanyan statue
  • Saghmosavank Monastery
    The monastic complex included in this daily tour date back to the 13th century. Saghmosavank is translated as the monastery of psalms. According to the legend, the psalm singing of Gregory the Illuminator was heard for several miles, when he asserted in the caves underneath the church. It was also famous for its medieval manuscripts and book-repository.
  • Armenian Alphabet Monument
    On the way we will have a stop at the Armenian Alphabet Monument, where you will be given the chance to find the first letter of your name and even snap a picture with it. Armenian is not only a very old language, but it is also an independent branch of the Indo-European languages, making it unlike any other tongue in the world.
  • Amberd Fortress
    The tour will take you to the Amberd fortress, located on the slopes of Mount Aragats – the highest peak in Armenia. In the 13th century, the Zakaryan noble family started the liberation of Armenia from the Seljuk Turks from this very fortress. The name “Amberd” originates from the fact that the fortress is located at the altitude of 2300m above the sea level, translating as “Fortress in the Clouds”. After an eventful tour, you will take part in a master class on cooking and tasting a national Armenian dish in “Tonatsuyts” national culture center, where you will have a delicious lunch in the best Armenian traditions.
  • Mughni Church
    Situated in the village of Mughni, the Church of Saint Gevorg was built in the 14th century and was completely renovated in the 17th century. The architects of the church were Sahak Hizanetsi (died in 1666) and his student Murad. In the Middle Ages the church was rather popular due to the relics of one of the most popular Christian saints, the relics of Saint Gevorg being preserved there. The Church of Mughni was first mentioned in the notes of two manuscripts copied in 1278s and 1280s. Interestingly, close to the relics there is the eternal flame where only those who bear the name Gevorg are allowed to enter and pour oil on the fire.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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    Group tour Saghmosavank Alphabet Alley Amberd Fortress St Gevorg

    $37.21
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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