"Khor Virap" Khor Virap by MalenaN

Khor Virap Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 12 photos

South of Yerevan, close to the Turkish boarder and Arax river, the monastery Khor Virap rises over the flat plain,
with Mount Ararat’s impressive silhouette in the south.

  • Last visit to Khor Virap: Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated May 23, 2006
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Dec 9, 2014 at 12:57 AM

    Another interesting Monastery

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2014 at 7:04 AM

    Another interesting little page about your adventures in Armenia. Was this "car tour" an organised tour or how did you manage it? It seems to be quite difficult to get to these gems of the country by public transport, even more difficult than understanding the bus system in Uppsala. *winkygrin*

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      May 17, 2014 at 8:51 AM

      It is already 11 years ago since I was there. Too bad I didn't give so much information in the tips at that time. I had booked a tour with car and driver through an agency in Yerevan.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2009 at 11:11 PM

    A fascinating place with these animal sacrifices !

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2006 at 8:16 AM

    An interesting looking building located on a rather flat plain! I guess they had to do whatever was required to get a few converts some centuries ago!!

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