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Tour to Saghmosavank

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Stop At: Armenian Alphabet Monument, Artashavan Armenia

Armenian Alphabet Monument is located in Artashavan village of Aragatsotn region, on the Western slope of Mount Aragats. The complex was built in 2005, on the 1600th anniversary of the creation of Armenian alphabet.
The complex includes sculptures of 39 letters of Armenian alphabet, as well as monuments to the great Armenian thinkers. All the letters and statues are made of Armenian tufa. Armenian language is an independent branch in Indo-European language family. Armenian alphabet was created by Mesrop Mashtots in 405; it is used in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Javakhk, in communities of Armenian Diaspora, in different armenological and cultural centers.
A rich literature was created in Armenian language; this is a writing of ancient, medieval and modern civilizations. It also has its contribution in world culture.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Amberd Fortress, Byurakan Armenia

Amberd, the largest standing fortress in Armenia, is located on the southern slopes of Mount Aragats, on a triangular cape where the rivers Arkashen and Amberd join. Amberd means “a fortress in the clouds," a fitting name given its elevation at 2 300 m above sea level. The mansion and some sections of the walls were constructed in the 7th century by the noble house of Kamsarakan.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Saghmosavank Monastery, Artashavan Armenia

The monastery complexes of Hovhannavank and Saghmosavank are five kilometers apart and situated in the villages of the same names of the Ashtarak district. Both monuments perch on the edge of the precipitous gorge of the Kasakh river. Their silhouettes dominate the adjacent villages and rise sharp against the background of the mountains crowned by Mt. Aragats.

Duration: 45 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
20 Mesrop Mashtots Ave, Yerevan, Armenia

Traveler pickup is offered
We can also pick up our guests from the International airport Zvartnots.
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Armenian Alphabet Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Amberd Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Saghmosavank Monastery
Exclusions
  • Restroom on board
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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