Private tour to Echmiadzin and Zvartnots

Private tour to Echmiadzin and Zvartnots
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$28
Duration: 5 hours
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Description

Enjoy the tour to the religious center of Armenia – Echmiadzin. Explore Mother Cathedral, learn interesting stories about the wonderful church of St. Hripsime. And finally, the experienced guide will take you through the history of Zvartnots temple.

Soak up the history of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, on this half-day tour.

In the morning your private transfer will bring us to Echmiadzin.

The visit to Echmiadzin is an essential part of any trip to Armenia. It is considered the oldest cathedral in the world. The original church was built in the early fourth century, after the adoption of Christianity. The cathedral is the main shrine of religious Christian Armenians worldwide. This holy place is among the most visited destinations in the country.

Next, we will explore the seventh century church, Saint Hripsime, which is located close to the Mother Cathedral. It is one of the oldest classical churches in the country, dedicated to the martyred Saint Hripsime.

Your final stop will be the ruins of Zvartnots – the cathedral of the 7th century. This monument is quite impressive for the onlooker. Its unique design is a proof of developed Armenian architecture of the time. We will learn the history, as well as interesting facts about this astonishing cathedral. From this point we will have a perfect view of The Mount Ararat.

After uncovering the secrets of the ruins, seeing the serene locations and experiencing the magical atmosphere, we will return to the city.

Enjoy the tour to the religious center of Armenia – Echmiadzin. Explore Mother Cathedral, learn interesting stories about the wonderful church of St. Hripsime. And finally, the experienced guide will take you through the history of Zvartnots temple.