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==Pre-Christian==
 
==Pre-Christian==
  
* [[Erebuni]]
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* [[Erebuni]] - Urartian fortress which established the city of Yerevan in 782 B.C.
* Cave in Khosrov
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* Cave in Khosrov - (optional) cave deep in [[Khosrov Forest State Preserve]] with pre-Christian inhabitation.
* [[Garni Temple]]
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* [[Garni Temple]] - First century Roman temple in Garni village.
  
 
==Christianity==
 
==Christianity==
* [[Khor Virap]]
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* [[Khor Virap]] - Monastery at the foot of biblical [[Mt. Ararat]], where St. Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned in a deep pit until he converted the Armenian King and thus nation to the first Christian country in the world.
* [[Dvin]]
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* [[Dvin]] - ruined capital of Armenia.
* [[Echmiadzin]] (3 main churches)
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* [[Echmiadzin]] (3 main churches) - Seat of the Catholicos (Patriarch) of the Armenian Church.
 
* [[Ashtarak]] churches
 
* [[Ashtarak]] churches
 
* [[Hovhannavank]]/[[Saghmosavank]]
 
* [[Hovhannavank]]/[[Saghmosavank]]

Revision as of 05:01, 26 September 2006

A good way to trace through the history of Armenia, the Armenia Heritage Trail is a suggested itinerary of places which try to chronologically take you through the long and rich history of Armenia.

Contents

Pre-Christian

  • Erebuni - Urartian fortress which established the city of Yerevan in 782 B.C.
  • Cave in Khosrov - (optional) cave deep in Khosrov Forest State Preserve with pre-Christian inhabitation.
  • Garni Temple - First century Roman temple in Garni village.

Christianity

Soviet

Third Republic

  • S. Grigor Luysavorich Cathedral
  • Northern Avenue

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