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Oshakan - Armenian Letters

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Stop At: Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral, H19, Oshakan 0226 Armenia

Oshakan is a village, 3 km South-East of Ashtarak city. According to the legend, Noah together with his family came down Mount Masis (Ararat) and saw Oshakan, free of water.Mesrop Mashtots is the creator of Armenian alphabet, founder of Armenian school and literature.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hovhannavank, Ohanavan 0225, Armenia

Hovhannavank Monastery majestically rises above a steep cliff. It is a unique historical monument built in the Middle Ages due to its size and complex architectural structure. The monastery was founded by the first Catholicos of Armenia Gregory the Illuminator who buried in this place the relics of John (Hovhannes) the Baptist and “Hovhannavank” is derived from his name. The oldest part of the monastery complex is the church of St. Karapet. Distinctive feature of Hovhannavank is the compact arrangement of structures around the dominant building. The walls of the monastery are decorated with relief ornaments and inscriptions.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
4 Abovyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Services of Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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