Savannah Grace

ARMENIA Photo Essay

Although we only spent a total of 5 days in Armenia it was enough to prove, yet again, that just because a country is less famous, doesn’t mean a thing about its touristic value. As a family we backpacked across the Caspian Sea from Turkmenistan to the Caucuses. Armenia, a country landlocked by Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, was one I’d previously never heard of and was surprised by how much it had to offer. Breathtaking landscapes, hiking trails, ancient temples, a tear-jerking genocide memorial and detailed architecture lining cobblestone streets.  If you’re looking to explore just beyond the beaten path, Armenia is a good choice.Armenia Map

Perhaps the photos below will persuade you to book your next trip!


A UNESCO site : The Etchmiadzin Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Armenia from the 5th century in Armenia’s holy city of Ejmiatsin, Armenia.

Yerevan Armenia

Government House of Armenia, Republic Square, Yerevan

Armenia Cascades.

Cascades in the center of Yerevan.

Yerevan Armenia

Walking the streets of Yerevan

Yerevan, Armenia

This is the building of our couch-surfing host in Yerevan.

Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial Museum in Yerevan.

Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial Museum in Yerevan.

Echmiadzin, Armenia

The khachkar cross-bearing carved memorial stele, Echmiadzin.

Catholicos Residence In Etchmiadzin Monastery. Armenia

Catholicos Residence In Etchmiadzin Monastery.

Pagan temple Armenia

The only surviving Pagan Temple in Armenia worshiping the sun. Garni Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve

Garni, Armenia

View of the countryside at the Garni Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve.

Marmashan, Armenina

Went on a lovely walk through the countryside in Marmashan

 Gyumri, Armenia

This is the street of our host in Gyumri

Streets of Gyumri

Streets of Gyumri

View more photos of Armenia here.

Our upcoming #FridayFotos is AUSTRIA!! Stay tuned.

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Savannah Grace

10 replies »

  1. Fascinating pictures and a little insight to a history rich with history. I like how even some of the cars are a throwback to the 60s and 70s.

    • Thank you so much, The Guy Who Leaves Me Awesome Comments :). I always love hearing from you! Hoping to start sharing more content in the near future. can’t wait for my upcoming trip to Whistler, Canada!!! 🙂

    • Hey! Thank you so much for your comment. So happy to hear you enjoyed the photos. I post a new country photo album each week in alphabetical order. Stay tuned for Austria next week 🙂

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