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Garni Temple

Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni, Armenia
+374 93 108303
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Temple of Garni The Temple of Garni is a classical Hellenistic temple in Garni, Armenia. It is perhaps the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia.The temple was dedicated to Mythra, a deity popular in the Near East which became the patron goddess of the Roman Empire in the period before Christianity.Monastery of Geghard is a medieval monastery in the Kotayk province
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“entrance fee” (19 reviews)
“century ad” (11 reviews)
“greco roman” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni, Armenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Garni Temple is a Greco-Roman inspired masterpiece colonnade with the history of Armenia. It was build as a temple of Sun God - Mihr. It is said to be the last Pagan Temple standing in Armenia, others were destroyed by the time Christianity was first...More

Thank Ean_Pavlo26
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Temple of Garni is on top of a mountain. A nice place! Mountains are around it and the view is incredibly great! I love the place and the kids love it too!

Thank jhzen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garni Temple is a Greco-Roman colonnaded Pagan Temple dating back to second or first century AD and next to the Temple there are excavated Roman baths... After visiting the temple make sure to enter one of the several homes where the villages will demonstrate making...More

Thank Ara B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the United States I try and take every opportunity to visit historic sites while traveling the world, especially when they are much older than we could ever see. Garni Temple is a bit of a haul from Yerevan but worth the excursion. The...More

Thank Jonathon C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful temple & scenery, it's a small place...won't take more than 40-45 minutes visit. The architecture is wonderful and worth admiring.

Thank Rajashree M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In the picture, it looks like very a huge temple but if you see it with your eyes it not as big as you imagined. The good of this temple, it was preserved and reconstructed again. When you went up and went inside you will...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We went there on a monday , we really enjoyed the place ! Took great pictures and our tour guide explained everything and its amazing.

Thank Mdawlatian
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

One of the oldest surviving Pagan building which was later converted to place of worship for Christians. A long cobbled pathway leading to this building on a raised platform is a treat to the eyes. The striving efforts of developing a park around the temple...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

We visited this amazing place in December and we experienced stunning landscapes around the temple. The main building has 24 columns and a large hall. It was established for Mitraism and in following years it was changed to a christian cathederal.

Thank Amin M
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

When i got here, i felt like for a minute i live in the past. The temple is mostly renovated but still worth visiting. It is surrounded by mountains, amazing view! There are quite a lot of tourist, you need to be quick on taking...More

Thank ardeeyambao
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