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Armavir Province

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Armavir, is a province (marz) in the western part of Armenia. Its capital is Armavir, and the largest city is Vagharshapat. It is located in the Ararat valley, between Mount Ararat and Mount Aragats, and shares a 45-mile border with Turkey to the south and west.The province is home to the spiritual centre of the Armenian nation; the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It is the seat of the Catholicos of All Armenians.The province is named after the ancient city of Armavir founded in 331 BC. The province is also the site of the decisive Battle of Sardarabad in 1918 that resulted in the foundation of the Republic of Armenia. The battle is seen as a crucial historical event not only by stopping the Turkish advance into the rest of Armenia but also preventing the complete destruction of the Armenian nation.The Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant is also located in Amravir Province near the town of Metsamor.The Yerevan Zvartnots International Airport is located near the village of Parakar in Armavir Province (12km west of Yerevan).
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Places to visit in Armavir Province

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Religious Site
Echmiadzin Monastery Vagharshapat
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Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Saint Gayane Church Vagharshapat
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Duration: 30 minutes
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Architectural Building
Saint Hripsime Church Vagharshapat
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Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Armavir Province

History Museum
Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum Vagharshapat
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Sardarapat Memorial Araks
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Karas Wines Arevadasht
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Armavir Province

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Ruin
Zvartnots Temple Vagharshapat
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Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Shoghakat Church Vagharshapat
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Duration: 30 minutes
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Ruin
Argishtikhinili Armavir
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Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Gevorkian Seminary Vagharshapat
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Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Armavir Province

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Art Gallery
Machanents Tourism And Art Vagharshapat
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Natural History Museum
Metsamor Historical-Archaeological Museum-Reserve Taronik
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Duration: 30 minutes
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Art Museum
Khoren Ter-Harutyunyan Museum Vagharshapat
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Duration: 30 minutes