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Travel highlights Armenia

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Zvartnots Cathedral

This cathedral was built in the 7th century. It was destroyed in the 10th century, however, its ruins are spectacular. They are included on Unesco's World Heritage List. A model in the on-site museum shows what it may have originally looked like.

Yerevan Brandy Company
Distillery in Yerevan
A fantastic distillery with guided tours and tasting. It dates back to the 19th century.

Geghard Monastery
This is a World Heritage site and is named after the holy lance that pierced Christ’s side at the crucifixion. This stunning monastery is carved out of the rock face of the Azat River Gorge. According to legends, it was founded in the 4th century and its oldest surviving chapel dates back to the 12th century.