offers vacation rental accommodations with a mystical flare in Armavir Province
, twenty kilometres west of the capital city of Yerevan
. Central Armenia is the country’s political, cultural, economic, and transit hub and home to the political and spiritual capitals of Yerevan and Echmiadzin.
Echmiadzin is the largest city in Armavir Province, in Central Armenia. Famous for being home to the Armenian Catholicos, head of the Armenian Apostolic Church
, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
. Vacation rentals such as apartment rental, condo rental, vacation home rental and villa rental accommodation allow convenient accessibility by foot to most attractions in Echmiadzin, the holiest town in Armenia.
The historic Echmiadzin Cathedral
, founded in 303 AD by St. Gregory the Illuminator, is the city’s main focal point. Steeped in tradition that is literally carved onto the walls of the cathedral and the pagan crypt under the main altar, visitors staying in vacation rental homes throng to witness the High Service
here which is one of the grandest events in Armenia.
While staying in a vacation rental historic accommodation visit the nearby churches and you will discover why it is the pre-eminent pilgrimage destination
for nine million Armenians worldwide. You can start at St.Gayane Church and then continue on foot to St. Hripsime Cathedral and Saint Shoghakat Church all in close proximity to the Holy Echmiadzin Cathedral and condo rentals, apartment rentals and villa rentals in the area
The city is surrounded by the fertile Ararat Valley
, teeming with natural springs, ponds and lakes that are home to birds which travel through Armenia (two-thirds of all species in Europe and Western Asia migrate through the Ararat Valley). There are several historic sites of interest in the town as well as many small lakes close to apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals for fishing.
Echmiadzin lies in the heart of Armenia's Cradle of Civilization
, an area that gave birth to the first bronze and iron civilizations in the ancient world. Three excavations are available to visit within a fifteen minute drive from the city and vacation rental lodging and villas.
Add one of the most impressive modern art sculpture collections
in the CIS, a museum featuring revolving exhibits and a collection of Soviet Armenia's "heroic Art" and a delightful home residence harking back to the elegance of the 19th century, and you'll find more to do than a you and your family can imagine while you explore this area from vacation rental properties.
Vacation home rentals provide far greater value and accommodation facilities in this historic and religious city where visitors flock to especially on weekends. You are sure to be impressed by this little spiritual city with lots of churches, green parks and beautiful sights surrounded by many cozy and comfortable vacation rentals such as apartment rental, condo rental, villa rental and privately-owned home accommodations.