Private Half-day Echmiadzin Cathedral, Hripsime & Zvartnots Temple from Yerevan

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On this 3-4-hour tour visit Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral (from outside), the main cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church and the very first Christian cathedral in the World. It is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Also see the church of St. Gayane and St. Hripsime churches that are among the three churches in Echmiadzin dedicated to the Christian women-martyrs escaped from Rome with their abbess Gayane. Both are listed among the UNESCO World Heritage...
On this 3-4-hour tour visit Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral (from outside), the main cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church and the very first Christian cathedral in the World. It is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Also see the church of St. Gayane and St. Hripsime churches that are among the three churches in Echmiadzin dedicated to the Christian women-martyrs escaped from Rome with their abbess Gayane. Both are listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The final stop is Zvartnots, the medieval temple of St. Gregory built in the 7th century. It was one of the tallest buildings of the time (45-49m). Today the ruins of the temple can be seen in Zvartnots. It is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery, Vagharshapat Armenia

Mother Cathedral of Armenia, the 1st Christian church in the World.
UNESCO heritage site
Due to reconstruction works, Mother Cathedral is only possible to see from outside

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saint Hripsime Church, Mesrop Mashtots St., 85, Vagharshapat Armenia

tomb of St. Hripsime is located there. UNESCO heritage site

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Saint Gayane Church, Issy-les-Moulineaux St., Vagharshapat Armenia

UNESCO heritage site

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Zvartnots Temple, Vagharshapat Armenia

Ruins of Zvartnots temple with incredible view. UNESCO heritage site

Duration: 50 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Professional English or Russian speaking guide service (if choosing "with a guide" option)
  • Air-conditioned transport
Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Zvartnots entrance fee at 1300 AMD/ ~ 2.70$ per person
  • Entry/Admission - Zvartnots Temple
Departure Point
Hyur Service, 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up is possible from centrally located hotels, vacation rentals and points of interest.

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.