2 days in Lori Province Itinerary

2 days in Lori Province Itinerary

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Alaverdi

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Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. On the 12th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odzun Church, then take in the views from Sanahin Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akhtala Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at Haghpat Monastery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kobayr Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alaverdi day trip site.

Yerevan to Alaverdi is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. The time zone changes from Armenia Standard Time (AMT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yerevan in September, things will get little chillier in Alaverdi: highs are around 29°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites · Museums

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Lori Province travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches · Ruins
Lori, is a province of Armenia. It is located in the north of the country, bordering Georgia. Vanadzor is the capital and largest city of the province. Other important towns include Stepanavan, Alaverdi, and Spitak. It is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries and the well-preserved Akhtala monastery, where Armenians, Georgians, and Greeks make an annual pilgrimage on September 20–21.The province was heavily damaged during the 1988 Armenian earthquake.The province is served by the Stepanavan Airport.EtymologyThe name Lori first appeared in the 11th century when King David I Anhoghin founded the fortified city of Lori . The fortress-city became the capital of the Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065. The name Lori later spread through the region and replaced the original name of Tashir.

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