Zvartnots Cathedral (Vagharshapat, Yerevan)

Historical site:Zvartnots Cathedral
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The Historical Site

What should we know?

Name in local script:Զվարթնոց տաճար
Also known as:Zvart’nots’ tachar
 
Environment type:fields
Location type:rural, village

What can we see or do there?

Attractions:
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Services:ticket office
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Armenian Dram (AMD)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
adultAMD2,000
 
Extras:Average Cost:
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How long should it take us?

Average time taken:25 minutes
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
Tuesday to Sunday10am5pm
 
High season:July, August
Low season:January, February

How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Website:
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Telephone:10 545 570
 
Language(s):Armenian, Russian
Timezone:UTC+04:00
Country calling code:+374

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
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Transportation type:bus
Route number:
Nearest stop:Opposite Zvartnots

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The Directions

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The Directions

Take any Marshrutka heading to or from / and you can have them stop just outside this site. Coming from , look out for the old pillar with an eagle on top on your left right before the main entrance.

What are the numbers and averages?

Altitude:1,900m
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Top Descriptions

Zvartnots Cathedral was reportedly built during the 7th century, and what remains of it following an earthquake now lie between and . This cathedral is thought to mark the meeting place between King Tradt III and Gregory the Illuminator. Excavated quite recently, what stands now are the pillars of what would have once been an impressive three-tiered doomed cathedral.
 
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Top Tips

This is not a particularly big site, so do not factor too much time here.
It is popular to pair a visit here with the nearby . To do this, it is probably best to take transport between the two sites. At times, the walk is on the highway or passes packs of (mostly friendly) stray dogs.
This is most commonly paired with a trip to the .
 
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Awe
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Creativity
1
Decoration
1
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Amount of replicas
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Historical significance
1
Historical uncertainty
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Need for background knowledge
1
Preservation
1
Restoration
1
English information
1
Multilingual information
1
Need for Armenian
1
Need for English
1
Amount
1
Friendliness
1
Contactability
1
Quality
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Response time (online)
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Response time (phone)
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Altitude
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Ascent
1
Descent
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Experience needed
1
Intensity
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Amount
1
Captivation
1
Entertainment
1
General costs
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
0
Value for money
1
Ability to explore
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Price inflation
1
Unwanted attention
1
Authenticity
1
Awe
1
Evocativeness
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Quality
2
Recommendation
1
Returnability
1
Backpackers
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
0
Tour groups
1
Tourists
1
Air quality
1
Altitude
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Variation in terrain
1
Variation in topography
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Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
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Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Snow
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (viewing)
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
1
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Disorientation factor
1
Footpaths
1
Signs
1
Trails
1
Discounts
1
Foreigner pricing
1
Haggle factor
1
Hidden costs
1
Ticket costs
1
Tipping factor
1
Value for money
1
Danger (humans)
1
Danger (land animals)
0
Dengue
0
Malaria
1
Robbery
1
Wild dogs
1
Amount
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Captivation
0
Multilingual
0
Quality
1
Early start
1
Equipment (hiking)
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
1
Flashlights
1
Guides
1
Previous knowledge
1
Reservations
1
Snacks
1
Sun protection
1
Access to cash machines
0
By card (credit)
0
By card (debit)
0
In foreign currency
1
In local currency
1
Ability to record
1
Ability to take photos
1
Ability to use flash
1
Fees
1
Photogenic factor
1
Distance to hospital
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Safety
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Security
1
Cleanliness
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Maintenance
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Time needed
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Walking time

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Saint Hripsime Church (Vagharshapat, Yerevan)

Place of worship:Saint Hripsime Church
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The Place of Worship

What should we know?

Name in local script:Սուրբ Հռիփսիմե եկեղեցի
Also known as:Surb Hřip’simē yekeghetsi
 
Religion type:Orthodox Christianity
 
Environment type:
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Location type:town, urban

What can we see or do there?

Events:
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Armenian Dram (AMD)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Day:Opens:Closes:
every day7am7pm
 
Busiest day(s):
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Website:
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Telephone:23 153 696
Postal address:Saint Hripsime Church, 85 Mesrop Mashtots Street, ,
Fax:
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Language(s):Armenian, Russian
Timezone:UTC+04:00
Country calling code:+374

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Address:85 Mesrop Mashtots Street,
Geographical feature:
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Transportation type:bus
Route number:
Nearest stop:

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The Directions

The stops just by , but passes this enroute.

What are the numbers and averages?

Altitude:900m
Capacity:
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Top Descriptions

Saint Hripsime Church is reportedly one of oldest surviving churches in the region. It is a very modest structure, but fairly intact and most interesting from the inside. This is also UNESCO World Heritage site.
 
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Top Tips

This is within comfortable and safe walking distance to .
It could be a good idea to pair a visit here with the nearby . To do this it is probably best to take transport between the two sites. At times, the walk is on the highway or passes packs of (mostly friendly) stray dogs.
Despite being such a holy site, has little to offer in terms of places to eat.
 
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Reviews & Amenities

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Architectural interest
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Awe
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Creativity
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Decoration
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Preservation
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Age
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Amount of replicas
1
Historical interest
0
Historical significance
1
Need for background knowledge
1
Preservation
1
Restoration
1
English information
0
Multilingual information
1
Need for Armenian
1
Need for English
1
Amount
1
Friendliness
1
Honesty
1
Comfort
1
Humidity
1
Peacefulness
1
Temperature
1
Contactability
0
Quality
0
Response time (online)
0
Response time (phone)
1
Amount
1
Captivation
1
Interactivity
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
0
Tolerance (affection)
0
Tolerance (LGBT)
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Noise
0
Pressure-to-pay
1
Unwanted attention
1
Participation
1
Authenticity
1
Awe
1
Captivation
1
Evocativeness
1
Interactivity
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Originality
1
Quality
2
Recommendation
1
Returnability
1
Audience size
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
0
Tourists
0
LGBT
0
Socialising
1
Air quality
1
Altitude
0
Eco-friendliness
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
1
Stargazing
1
Visibility
1
Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Snow
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (viewing)
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
0
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Cyclepaths
1
Disorientation factor
1
Footpaths
1
Location factor
1
Signs
0
Costs
0
Foreigner pricing
0
Hidden costs
0
Obvious pricing
0
Price inflation
1
Ticket costs
1
Tipping factor
1
Value for money
1
Altitude sickness
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Robbery
1
Wild dogs
1
Amount
0
Captivation
0
Multilingual
1
Quality
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
1
Guides
1
Identification
1
Reservations
1
Sun protection
1
Access to cash machines
0
In foreign currency
0
In local currency
1
Ability to record
1
Ability to take photos
1
Ability to use flash
1
Fees
1
Photogenic factor
1
Distance to hospital
1
Safety
0
Security
1
Cleanliness
1
Maintenance
1
Modernity
0
Quality of life
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Time needed

Saint Hripsime Church (Vagharshapat, Yerevan) Forum

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral (Vagharshapat, Yerevan)

Place of worship:Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral
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The Place of Worship

What should we know?

Name in local script:Էջմիածնի մայր տաճար
Also known as:Ēǰmiatsni mayr tačar
 
Religion type:Orthodox Christianity
 
Environment type:
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Location type:town, urban

What can we see or do there?

Events:
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Services:bathrooms, bookstore, library

How much will it cost us?

Currency:Armenian Dram (AMD)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
N/AFREE

When should we go there, and for how long?

Day:Opens:Closes:
bookstore10.15am7pm
cathedral7am8pm
library9am5pm
museum10.30am5pm
 
Busiest day(s):
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
Website:
Telephone:10 517 110
Postal address:Etchmiadzin Cathedral , ,
Fax:
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Language(s):Armenian, Russian
Timezone:UTC+04:00
Country calling code:+374

How can we get there?

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Transportation type:bus
Route number:
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The Directions

The stops just by the cathedral.

What are the numbers and averages?

Altitude:900m
Capacity:
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Top Descriptions

Etchmiadzin Cathedral is apparently considered by the Armenian Apostolic Church to be the oldest cathedral in the world and as such is their administrative head quarters and a popular pilgrimage location. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is thought to have been originally built in the early fourth century, though renovated a number of times. Indeed, even after visiting many other monasteries in the area, this is different in both the design and the atmosphere.
 
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Top Tips

This is within comfortable and safe walking distance to .
It could be a good idea to pair a visit here with the nearby . To do this it is probably best to take transport between the two sites. At times, the walk is on the highway or passes packs of (mostly friendly) stray dogs.
Despite being such a holy site, has little to offer in terms of places to eat.
 
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Reviews & Amenities

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Architectural interest
1
Awe
1
Creativity
1
Decoration
1
Preservation
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Age
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Amount of replicas
1
Historical interest
0
Historical significance
1
Need for background knowledge
1
Preservation
1
Restoration
1
English information
0
Multilingual information
1
Need for Armenian
1
Need for English
1
Amount
1
Friendliness
1
Honesty
1
Comfort
1
Humidity
1
Peacefulness
1
Temperature
1
Contactability
0
Quality
0
Response time (online)
0
Response time (phone)
1
Amount
1
Captivation
1
Interactivity
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
0
Tolerance (affection)
0
Tolerance (LGBT)
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Noise
0
Pressure-to-pay
1
Unwanted attention
1
Participation
1
Authenticity
1
Awe
1
Captivation
1
Evocativeness
1
Interactivity
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Originality
1
Quality
2
Recommendation
1
Returnability
0
Audience size
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
0
Tourists
0
LGBT
0
Socialising
1
Air quality
1
Altitude
0
Eco-friendliness
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
1
Stargazing
1
Visibility
1
Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Snow
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (viewing)
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
0
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Cyclepaths
1
Disorientation factor
1
Footpaths
1
Location factor
1
Signs
0
Costs
0
Foreigner pricing
0
Hidden costs
0
Obvious pricing
0
Price inflation
1
Ticket costs
1
Tipping factor
1
Value for money
1
Altitude sickness
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Robbery
1
Wild dogs
1
Amount
0
Captivation
1
Multilingual
1
Quality
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
1
Guides
1
Identification
1
Reservations
1
Sun protection
1
Access to cash machines
0
In foreign currency
0
In local currency
1
Ability to record
1
Ability to take photos
1
Ability to use flash
1
Fees
1
Photogenic factor
1
Distance to hospital
1
Safety
0
Security
1
Cleanliness
1
Maintenance
1
Modernity
0
Quality of life
1
Time needed

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral (Vagharshapat, Yerevan) Forum

Vagharshapat Central Bus (Marshrutka) Station

Bus station:Vagharshapat Central Bus Station
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The Bus Station

What should we know?

Name in local script:Վաղարշապատի կենտրոնական ավտոբուս (Մարշրուտկա) կայարան
Also known as:Vagharshapati kentronakan avtobus (Marshrutka) kayaran
 
Terminal:
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Environment type:
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Location type:town, urban
 
Necessary documentation:
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What can we see or do there?

Services:
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:5 minutes
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
every day7am9pm
 
Busiest day(s):
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Location:Departure:Duration:Cost:
when full (between 7am and 9pm)25 minutesAMD250

How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Website:
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Telephone:
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Postal address:Vagharshapat Central Bus Station, Movses Khorenatsi Street, ,
Fax:
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Language(s):Armenian, Russian
Timezone:UTC+04:00
Country calling code:+374

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Address:Movses Khorenatsi Street,

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Altitude:858m

Top Descriptions

The Central Bus Station in is more of a small marshrutky stop beside the main road servicing and little else. You’ll find this stop a few hundred metres to the west of the entrance to the .
 
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Top Tips

Don’t expect to find any services here, such as timetables or toilets.
It doesn’t appear that there are marshrutky leaving here headed in any other direction other than .
Buses fill up pretty quickly here, so you shouldn’t have to wait for longer than 10 minutes. Pay the driver directly.
 
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Reviews & Amenities

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Architectural interest
1
Decoration
0
Age
0
Historical interest
0
Preservation
0
Restoration
1
English information
1
Multilingual information
1
Need for Armenian
1
Need for English
0
Aggression
1
Amount
1
Friendliness
1
Helpfulness
0
Honesty
0
Intoxication
1
Comfort
0
Humidity
1
Peacefulness
0
Temperature
1
Contactability
0
Quality
0
Response time (online)
0
Response time (phone)
1
Experience needed
1
Intensity
1
Risk
0
Amount
1
Recommendation
0
Safety
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Noise
1
Unwanted attention
1
Need for maintenance
1
Quality
1
Recommendation
1
Returnability
1
Backpackers
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
1
Tourists
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
1
Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Snow
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Accessibility (car)
0
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Disorientation factor
1
Location factor
0
Signs
0
Costs
0
Discounts
1
Foreigner pricing
0
Haggle factor
1
Obvious pricing
1
Ticket costs
1
Value for money
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Robbery
0
Amount
0
Multilingual
0
Quality
0
Identification
0
Reservations
1
Access to cash machines
1
By card (credit)
1
By card (debit)
1
In foreign currency
1
In local currency
1
Ability to take photos
1
Photogenic factor
1
Safety
0
Safety equipment (quality)
1
Security
1
Cleanliness
1
Maintenance
1
Modernity
1
Time needed
1
Waiting time
1
Walking time

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Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin Marshrutka) to Yerevan Bus

Bus journey:Vagharshapat to Yerevan Bus
Location: > > ,
Map:

The Bus Journey

What should we know?

Name in local script:Վաղարշապատ (Էջմիածին Մարշրուտկա) դեպի Երեւան ավտոբուս
Also known as:Vagharshapat (Ejmiatsin Marshrutka) depi Yerevan avtobus
 
Company name:
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Stop:N/A
 
Route:203
From:
To:
 
Vehicle type:minibus (mashrutka)

What can we see or do there?

Services:
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Armenian Dram (AMD)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
one wayAMD250
 
Extras:Average Cost:
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:25 minutes
 
Scheduled departure(s):when full (between 7am and 9pm)
Average departure delay:
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Scheduled arrival(s):
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Website:
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Telephone:010 565 370
 
Language(s):Armenian, Russian
Timezone:UTC+04:00
Country calling code:+374

How can we get there?

Geographical feature(s):
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Stops:
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If you know how to get to Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin Marshrutka) to Yerevan Bus and would like to share that information with the community, contact [email protected] and we’ll post it right here in the directory.

The Directions

If you know how to get to Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin Marshrutka) to Yerevan Bus and would like to share that information with the community, contact [email protected] and we’ll post it right here in the directory.

What are the numbers and averages?

Distance:19.8km
Capacity:18 passengers
 
Altitude:800-900m

Top Descriptions

This is a short and straightforward enough bus ride on a marshrutka (minivan/minibus) from the in to the in . The scenery along the way is pretty uninspiring – mostly derelict buildings and a long and empty highway, but you won’t be on the bus for long.
 
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Top Tips

You shouldn’t have to wait long for a marshrutka as is obviously a popular location.
You might want to get off the bus about 4km after leaving the to visit the ruins of . However, it might then be quite difficult to pick up a marshrutka with space continuing on to the capital – especially if you’re not willing to stand.
Try to have some change handy as this journey only costs AMD250. Certainly don’t try to change a AMD10,000 or AMD20,000 note here.
 
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