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==Pre-Christian==
 
==Pre-Christian==
  
* [[Erebuni]] - Urartian fortress which established the city of Yerevan in 782 B.C.
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* '''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.
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* '''Cave in Khosrov''' - (optional) cave deep in [[Khosrov Forest State Preserve]] with pre-Christian inhabitation.
* [[Garni Temple]] - First century Roman temple in Garni village.
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* '''Garni Temple''' - First century Roman temple in Garni village.
  
 
==Christianity==
 
==Christianity==
* [[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.
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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]] - ruined capital of Armenia.
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* Dvin - ruined capital of Armenia.
* [[Echmiadzin]] (3 main churches) - Seat of the Catholicos (Patriarch) of the Armenian Church.
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* Echmiadzin (3 main churches) - Seat of the Catholicos (Patriarch) of the Armenian Church.
* [[Ashtarak]] churches
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* Ashtarak churches
* [[Hovhannavank]]/[[Saghmosavank]]
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* Hovhannavank/Saghmosavank
* [[Kasagh Basilica]]
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* Kasagh Basilica
* [[Odzun]]
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* Odzun
* [[Haghpat]]/[[Sanahin]]
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* Haghpat/Sanahin
  
 
==Soviet==
 
==Soviet==
* [[Migoyan Museum]]
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* Migoyan Museum
* [[Ijevan]]
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* Ijevan
* [[Dilijan]] (lay architecture - pre-soviet and soviet)
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* Dilijan (lay architecture - pre-soviet and soviet)
 
* Dilijan (Sanatoriums, cinematographers house, other Soviet architecture)
 
* Dilijan (Sanatoriums, cinematographers house, other Soviet architecture)
* [[Republic Square]]/[[Yerevan Opera House]]
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* Republic Square/Yerevan Opera House
  
 
==Third Republic==
 
==Third Republic==
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==Other options off the route==
 
==Other options off the route==
* [[Metsamor]]
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* Metsamor
* [[Armavir]]
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* Armavir
* [[Gyumri]] Tsarist architecture
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* Gyumri Tsarist architecture
  
 
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Revision as of 05:18, 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

  • 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 - ruined capital of Armenia.
  • Echmiadzin (3 main churches) - Seat of the Catholicos (Patriarch) of the Armenian Church.
  • Ashtarak churches
  • Hovhannavank/Saghmosavank
  • Kasagh Basilica
  • Odzun
  • Haghpat/Sanahin

Soviet

  • Migoyan Museum
  • Ijevan
  • Dilijan (lay architecture - pre-soviet and soviet)
  • Dilijan (Sanatoriums, cinematographers house, other Soviet architecture)
  • Republic Square/Yerevan Opera House

Third Republic

  • S. Grigor Luysavorich Cathedral
  • Northern Avenue

Other options off the route

  • Metsamor
  • Armavir
  • Gyumri Tsarist architecture



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