Monastery Saghmosavank-Amberd fortress-Yeganyan wine yard
Saghmosavank Monastery: 10:00
Saghmosavank is located in the eastern part of Sagmosvan village, Aragatsotn region. The church is situated on the right bank of Kasakh River, at the edge of canyon․ According to the legend Gregory the Illuminator was the founder of the church. It is one of the popular medieval churches in Armenia which was important cultural and spiritual center.They say that once, Saint Gregory moved to the Mount Aragats and built two chapels. In one of them were classes of psalm-singing and that’s why it was called Saghmosac chapel. “Saghmos” is Armenian word which means “psalm” - a spiritual song or lyric poetry. But actually, Sagmosavank is mentioned in historical sources only at the end of 12th century. The main church of the Saghmosavank monastery was built in 1215 by Vache Vachutyanthe who was the King of Aragatsot.
Amberd Fortress: 11:30
Amberd (Anberd) town-stronghold was erected in the historical Province of Aragatsotn, presently 7 km north-west from Byurakan village of Ashtarak Region of Aragatsotn Province of RA. It is located on the southern slope of Mount Aragats, at the junction point of the Arkashen and Amberd Rivers, on a triangular cape. The exact date of Amberd’s foundation is unknown. Some scholars relate its foundation to the Cyclopean period and the others — to the Uratian and early medieval periods. According to the results of the excavations and historical-archeological researches, the stronghold of Amberd is dated at the X‒XIII cc.
Yeganyan wine yard: 14:00
Yeganyans gastro yard is a unique authentically designed touristic destination established in 1930th. Here you can enjoy Armenian home made wine, traditional food and have a personal guide who will tell you everything you are curious to know.
Group size: 10+
The price includes:
- Transportation services during the tour
- Professional guide services
- Entrance tickets
- Wine tasting in Yeganyan wine yard
The price excludes:
- Personal expenses
- Alcoholic drinks
- Prices refer to one person according to specified number of people.
- The tour is free for children up to 6 year old