Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Armenia

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Armenia
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Armenia

Armenia is a country that has one of the longest histories of all the European states. With so many people from the many countries that it is landlocked with, this is a country with far too many amazing things to name here, but I think ten of the very best of them…


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Armenia


Crystals of Refrain, Aghdzk
Crystals of Refrain, Aghdzk

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This is not just a random collection of stones, they are all part of a giant stone story carving!

Noravank Monastery, Yerevan
Noravank Monastery, Yerevan

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Located in a beautiful valley is a rather haunting monastery that is well worth a visit.

Armenian Alphabet Monument, Byurakan
Armenian Alphabet Monument, Byurakan

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Ever wanted to learn the Armenian alphabet? Just pay this place a visit!

Khor Virap Monastery, Ararat Plain
Khor Virap Monastery, Ararat Plain

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It might look like a stunning pilgrimage site, but it was once a prison!

Old Khndzoresk Cave Village, Khndzoresk
Old Khndzoresk Cave Village, Khndzoresk

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This impressive network of man-made caves was once an entire living village. There is something very Lord of the Rings about it.

Geghard Monastery, Goght
Geghard Monastery, Goght

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It is made into the cliffs named after the spear that stabbed Jesus is a stunning church that is well worth exploring.

Areni-1 Cave Complex, Areni village
Areni-1 Cave Complex, Areni village

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It is not only an amazing cave system, but it is also home to some amazing Copper Age artefacts.

Levon's Divine Underground, Yerevan
Levon’s Divine Underground, Yerevan

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Lyova’s wife Tosya, asked him to build a potato cellar beneath their home. But he got a little carried away and went on to make a stunning network of caves.

Garni Gorge, Jrashen
Garni Gorge, Jrashen

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There are many gorges all over the world, but not many as beautiful as this one.

Holy Etchimiadzin, Vagharshapat
Holy Etchimiadzin, Vagharshapat

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This is the world’s very first state churches ever built and still one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in the world.