Tourists staying at Erebuni hotel can choose special tours to well-known Armenian attractions. Tours are organized by the Hotel. Destinations are selected based on “ratings” given by tourists to the Armenian sites.
For new visitors the list of attractions includes the following destinations:
1. Yerevan City tour
Below you can find short descriptions of certain sites in Armenia
Yerevan - The capital of first, second and third republics of Armenia.
Was founded by Urartian (Araratian) King Argishti I in 782 B.C. by building the Erebuni fortress.
Tsakhkadzor- Winter and Summer resort center, developed tourist infrastructure, modern rope-way up to the hill. Kecharis monastery, 11-13 centuries.
Echmiadzin - the Holy Seat of All Armenian Catholicos to the date (with certain time intervals). Here is situated The Mother Cathedral of Echmiadzin, which was built and consecrated by Grigor Lousavorich (Grigor the Illuminator) in 301-303. Is located 20 km from Yerevan.
Khor-Virap - Armenian architectural monument located 44 km from Yerevan. Well-known place of pilgrimage connected with the name of Grigor Lousavorich (Grigor the Illuminator).
Garni, Geghard - For visitors the tours to these different sites are combined, since they are situated at 9 km distance from another.
Garni village, which is 29 km from Yerevan, is distinguished by its fortress (ruined) dating back to the 2nd century B.C, and the pagan temple built in the year 77, which was restored during the period of 1969 -74.
Geghard - Armenian medieval architectural complex, monastery. Consists of the main church, adjacent vestibule, two churches carved into the rock, and a chapel-sepulchre.
Zvartnots - Armenian architectural monument, ruined temple. The temple was consecrated in the year 652 and survived till the end of X century. Is situated at 17th km on the highway to Echmiadzin.
Noravank - Medieval Armenian monastery, religious and cultural center, situated at 5 km from Areni village, Vayots Dzor marz, and 110 km from Yerevan.