Place Doğubeyazıt

Doğubayazıt is a district of Ağrı Province of Turkey, and it is the easternmost district of Turkey, lying near the border with Iran. Its elevation is 1625m and its area is 2,383 km². Doğubayazıt’s population in 2010 was 115,354 of which 69,447 live in the town of Doğubayazıt, the remainder in the surrounding countryside. Also known as Kurdava, the town was the capital of the self-declared Republic of Ararat, an independent Kurdish state centered in the Ağrı Province.

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World Heritage Site 2000
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots

The cathedral and churches of Echmiatsin and the archaeological remains at Zvartnots graphically illustrate the evolution and development of the Armenian central-domed cross-hall type of church, which exerted a profound influence on architectural and ar…

World Heritage Site 2016
Archaeological Site of Ani

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Atlas Obscura 2019
Lusik Aguletsi House-Museum

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Post 2019
A Transformative Art Festival Is Mounted Again in the Breakaway Republic of Karabakh
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Tour in Yerevan museums
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Brutalism 1968
Cinema Rossiya
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A walk through the traces of Eduard Isabekyan
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“Armenia the land of living stones”
Atlas Obscura 2019
The Matenadaran

Discover The Matenadaran in Yerevan, Armenia: This medieval manuscript collection has some of the most obscure and ancient texts in the world.

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Yerevan Kaleidoscope
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Atlas Obscura 2019
Ani Overlook

Discover Ani Overlook in Kharkov, Armenia: The observation point offers spectacular views of the ruins of an ancient Armenian capital.

Atlas Obscura 2019
Mirzoyan Library

Discover Mirzoyan Library in Yerevan, Armenia: One man’s collection of photography books has transformed into a charming exhibition space.

Atlas Obscura 2020
Spider Statue

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Atlas Obscura 2019
Katoghike Church

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Atlas Obscura 2019
William Saroyan’s Grave

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Atlas Obscura 2017
Byurakan Observatory

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World Heritage Site 2000
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley

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Geological Monuments of Armenia
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