Top things to do in Alaverdi

Monastery in Alaverdi

Sanahin Monastery

Sanahin is packed with ancient graves, darkened chapels and medieval study halls. The inner sanctum of the cross-shaped Surp Astvatsatsin Church (Holy Mother of God Church) is the oldest structure, dating back to 93…
Museum in Alaverdi

Mikoyan Museum

This Soviet-era museum is a shrine to brothers Anastas and Artyom Mikoyan. Anastas survived 60 years in the Politburo, outlasting even Stalin – we reckon he deserves a museum. Artyom was the designer of the USSR’s f…
Armenian in Alaverdi


Also called Armen's, this huge place is popular with tour groups and has a number of dining spaces inside and on the rear terraces. The menu holds no surprises (khorovats, cheese and salad) and the quality only just…