1. Armenia
  2. Yerevan
  3. Khor Virap

Armenia: Private Tour to Khor Virap Monastery

Product ID: 258167
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This tour will give you the opportunity to not only explore Khor Virap Monastery, but also to enjoy the marvelous views of Mount Ararat from the closest spot to the mountain. Explore at your own pace or with a knowledgeable and professional private guide.
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  • Learn about the history of the development of Christianity in Armenia
  • Climb down into the prison pit where the first Catholic in the country, Gregory the Illuminator, was held
  • Marvel at the fascinating views of Mount Ararat
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Although there are various historical landmarks in Armenia, the oldest and most well-known is the Biblical Mount Ararat. This tour promises spectacular views of the mountain from the closest spot possible.

The Khor Virap Monastery is located about an hour’s drive away from the capital of Yerevan, and it offers an amazing view of Armenia’s defining symbol – the majestic Ararat. Khor Virap translates as “deep dungeon”, and it was built on the place of the former royal prison, located on the historical site of Artashat.

Gregory the Illuminator, the first Armenian Catholic, was detained in this prison for 13 years. The Monastery is therefore one of the most sacred spots for Armenians around the world. Discover its beauty and history for yourself on this tour.
  • New and comfortable vehicle with Wi-Fi on board
  • Private guide (if option selected)
  • Passengers' insurance
  • Bottled water
  • City map
What’s Not Included
  • Accommodation
  • Visa

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From US$ 38.48 Per group up to 3

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Yerani Travel

Product ID: 258167