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Tour to Oshakan-Karmravor provided by Artyom Mkrtchyan

Tour to Oshakan-Karmravor

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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. Seeing this, they claimed «Osh akan», which is translated as «a miracle in front of our eyes». Being in the Arshakyans' (a royal dynasty in Armenia) estates, the village was their property. Mesrop Mashtots is the creator of Armenian alphabet, founder of Armenian school and literature. In 394 he became a priest-teacher; accompanied with his pupils he preached Christian doctrine in different regions. Mesrop Mashtots translated the Bible into Armenian; this translation is considered to be the best in the world. Mashtots was born in village Hatsekats of Taron region, in family of a builder named Vardan. The presumable date of birth is 361.
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20 Mesrop Mashtots Ave
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    Karmravor Church
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    Karmravor church or Saint Astvatsatsin was built by Grigor and Manas priests in Ashtarak city (Aragatsotn Region). The cross-shaped domed church's outside sizes are 5,9 x 7,4 meters and the building is the only church that preserved the tile roof. On the outside walls of the church were found inscriptions about the locals of the city who helped to build the church. It is suggested that once the building was the mausoleum for the kings according to the sizes of the church.
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20 Mesrop Mashtots Ave
20 Mesrop Mashtots Ave, Yerevan, ArmeniaIf you want to change this point,please contact with us.
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Departure Point
20 Mesrop Mashtots Ave, Yerevan, Armenia
4–6 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Karmravor Church
  • Restroom on board
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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