The Saghmosavank is a 13th-century Armenian monastic complex located in the village of Saghmosavan. Like the Hovhannavank monastery which is five kilometers south , Saghmosavank is situated atop the precipitous gorge carved by the Kasagh river. The main structures of the monasteries erected by prince Vache Vachutyan .
Byurakan is a major village in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia, located on the slope of mount Aragats. The village is home to several historical sites including the 7th-century Artavazik church, the 10th-century basilica of Saint Hovhannes and a huge 13th-century khachkar monument. It is also home to the Byurakan observatory.
Oshakan is a major village in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia, located 8 kilometers southwest from Ashtarak. It is well known to historians pilgrims of the Armenian apostolic church. The village of Oshakan is mentioned in a 13th-century inscription on the southern wall of the Katoghike church of the Astvatsnkal monastery built between the 5th and 13th centuries.
Mughni is a village in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia. It is located just to the north of Ashtarak town and belongs to its municipality. Untill the Russian conquest it was the southernmost town in the district of Aparan. Mughni is home to the 14th-century Saint Gevorg monastery, which was formerly a popular pilgrimage site and the seat of an archbishop. The dome of the church was rebuilt in the 1660s.
Karmravor church also known as the church of holy mother of God is a 7th-century Armenian apostolic church in the town of Ashtarak in the Aragatsotn province. It is located in not too far from the town of Ashtarak, Aragatsotn region. The construction of the church took place in the 7th century and was initiated by priests Manas and Gregory. The church is very small , but it has already managed to gain some attention. The dome is of particular interest .It"s of the colour red, which is the main reason why the church is called karmravor.It also has the name St. Astvatsatsin.
Then we will visit to the church of Tsiranavor is located at the edge of a gorge in the town of Ashtarak in the Aragatsotn province. Nearby are the churches of Spitakavor, Karmravor, Surb Marine, and Surb Sarkis. In the gorge is a unique bridge built in 1664.