Friday /Garni Temple/Geghard/Lavash baking

Start the trip from Garni Temple. This Pagan Temple was built in the 1st century AD. It is the only temple that has been preserved from the Pagan times in Armenia. It was devoted to the god Mihr, who was the god of cleanness. In 1679 it was destroyed by earthquake. In the 1975 the Temple was restored. Then we will continue our trip to Geghard Monastery. Its name came from the legendary lance that was used to pierce the body of Christ. It has been kept here for centuries. Though the exact foundation of the monastery is unknown, the present complex was built in the mid – 13th century. In Garni you can participate in Lavash baking process which is backed in tonir. Lavash is listed in UNESCO.

Tours depart daily from our header office: Pushkin 51/18 Pick up from the hotels in the center of Yerevan is available upon request. In order to participate in the tours, it is necessary to purchase the reserved tickets at least 24 hours prior to the beginning of the tour.

Garni Temple/Geghard/Lavash baking Duration-3-4h

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  • Garni Temple/Geghard/Lavash baking
    Start the trip from Garni Temple. This Pagan Temple was built in the 1st century AD. It is the only temple that has been preserved from the Pagan times in Armenia. It was devoted to the god Mihr, who was the god of cleanness. In 1679 it was destroyed by earthquake. In the 1975 the Temple was restored. Then we will continue our trip to Geghard Monastery. Its name came from the legendary lance that was used to pierce the body of Christ. It has been kept here for centuries. Though the exact foundation of the monastery is unknown, the present complex was built in the mid – 13th century. In Garni you can participate in Lavash baking process which is backed in tonir. Lavash is listed in UNESCO.
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03.01.2018 11.01.2018 Active $ 36 Dossier