Guided tour

Yerevan, Echmiadzin & Zvartnots Tour with a Guide

Yerevan, Echmiadzin & Zvartnots Tour with a Guide

From US$ 17 per person

Join this 6-hour tour to explore the fascinating sights of Yerevan. Visit the cathedral of churches of Echmiadzin and the Zvartnots 7th-century temple.

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Duration 6 hours
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English, Russian, Armenian

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the main monuments of Yerevan and admire it from a special viewpoint
  • Visit the religious sites of Echmiatsin and the archaeological remains at Zvartnots
  • See the world's first Christian cathedral and learn the history of Christianity in Armenia
  • Take a look at the Holy Lance and relics of Noah's Ark
Full description
Explore the fascinating sights of Yerevan, the heart of Armenia. Learn about the spread of Christianity in Armenia as you visit the St. Hripsime and St. Gayane churches. Finally, admire medieval Armenian architecture at the Zvartnots Temple which was built in the 7th century. Meet your guide at 10 AM at the meeting point. Enjoy interesting stories from the 1000-year history of the capital. Marvel at the main architectural monuments and vintage central streets. Catch a panoramic view of the whole city from the height of a special viewpoint. Next up, visit Echmiadzin and its churches, listed among UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. The first stops are the churches of St. Hripsime and St. Gayane, dedicated to the Christian women-martyrs who escaped from Rome with their abbess Gayane. Afterward visit the Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, the main cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church and the very first Christian cathedral in the world. Currently, Mother Cathedral is under reconstruction and can only be seen from the outside. Continue to the Treasures of Echmiadzin museum with a final stop near Zvartnots, the medieval temple of St. Gregory.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned transportqtio
  • Admission fees
  • Bottled water and sweets
  • Wi-Fi
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
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