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Armenia- The Monastery of Geghard (Geghard), Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts (Yerevan) and Khor Virap (Lusarat).

15 °C

we just landed in Erebuni Airport from Qatar Airlines the flight was 11h and 5m long and was C$1,181 .72.
the three day artily is:
day 1- The Monastery of Geghard (Geghard)
day 2- Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts (Yerevan)
day 3- Khor Virap (Lusarat)

today all we will do is relax at the hotel because tomorrow is a busy day!

day 1-
day one and we are going to The Monastery of Geghard in Geghard.

The Monastery of Geghard is a medieval monastery, it is carved out of mountain, surrounded by cliffs. it is a beautiful place to go and its actually awe inspiring that in the olden days when there weren't any electrical tools such beautiful things were made.
there are many merchants there with many souvenirs and if you are into a spiritual place then this is the place for you.
there is a $33 trip that picks you up from the hotel and drops you back, it includes National Park fees and local taxes but excludes Food and drinks.

we've had a lot of fun today with all the spiritual sites and souvenirs and other fun stuff. Two more days left in Armenia!


Day 2-

today we are going to Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts in Yerevan.

this museam is a museum for Ancient Manuscripts. it is also a research institute which is always exciting to see. at the front there is a monument of a scholar who is seated with one arm raised, pointing the way to literacy and knowledge to his people, bending his knees for his teacher. The letters of the Armenian alphabet have been carved into the wall behind.
its a very powerful statue that makes you think how much literacy and knowledge is valued.

thats all for today.
Day 3-

today is day three and our last day here. today we are going to Khor Virap in Lusarat.
Khor Virap is also a monastery, not only that once you are up there you can get the full view of all of Ararat.
this place was truly beautful and i would go there agian.

thats all for Armenia! we will be leaving first thing in the mornting next country is Pakistan!

Posted by Mahnoork21 07:32 Archived in Armenia

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