Touching the South
Investigate the secrets of Armenia. Visit Khor Virap, a fortress, which served as a prison for Gregory the Illuminator, Christianity preacher back in the 3rd century. Later it became a monastery, although the prison is still preserved and access is allowed for free for every visitor. Khor Virap offers one of the best views of the Biblical Mount Ararat. Explore Noravank, Armenia’s first Renaissance artwork standing proudly against the red rocks of Vayots Dzor, pay also a visit to the famous Areni -1 Cave . Also note, that this is the very place where the oldest 5500-year-old leather shoe known in the world was found.