it is historical sight with a huge story behind it! you need a local guide to have the whole picture of it. but, there are some extras which comes with visit of this sight! first, you will be very, just very close to Ararat mountain... it is serial and closer you can't get, while there is second extra - Armenia... 更多
I specifically enjoyed the view and the landscape as we approached the area in a car. The inside is similar to many other historic churches around the country and not even close to the greatness of Geghard, but then again it's definitely worth a visit.
Nice view, good history and breathe-taking trip under the surface. We took a guide from Yerevan to see this place and hear out all the stories about it. You definitely should go down to "hole" :)
The monastery itself wasn't special at all. There was a well inside, which you could climb in, that was a cool feature. Besides that it is only interesting for the view towards mount Ararat. Unfortunately there was no view while I was there, therefore the low rating. So please go when there is a nice view without fog.
Very calming place.. wonderful monastery in a great location! :) We took a taxi from Yerevan (cost approx. 1000 local currency).. and we were amazed about the view!
I have been to Khor Virap twice and loved it both times for different reasons. The first was in summer. It was a popular destination for tourists so it was crowded but still enjoyable. We got a beautiful view of Mt. Ararat and got relief from the hot summer air by climbing into the dungeon that Gregory the Illuminator spend... 更多
The site is a church in the middle with a few interesting places round. you can hike inside 10m down into a hidden church. The location is quite unique, you are 100m from the border to Turkey and every Armenian will explain to you how Stalin gave away the land to Turks and Azeris and how Armenia got shorthanded by... 更多