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Why visit Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery?

Updated: May 13, 2019


Do visit this lovely place Garni Temple & Geghard Monastery during your Armenia Tours.


The Temple of Garni is the only standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and the former Soviet Union. An Ionic pagan temple located in the village of Garni, Armenia, it is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia.


The temple is the most significant structure in Armenia from the pre-Christian period and has become a symbol of this era. Furthermore, it is the sole standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and the former Soviet Union. It became a tourist destination even before its reconstruction in the 1970s. Today, it is, along with the nearby medieval monastery of Geghard, one of the main tourist attraction sites in Armenia. Most people visiting Garni also visit Geghard. The two sites are often collectively known as Garni-Geghard (Գառնի-Գեղարդ). In 2013 some 200,000 people visited the temple.


Dont miss this two lovely place when you do your Armenia Tour.


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