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===ARMENIA===
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* [[Smbatabert Fortress]] - Huge mountaintop fortress  
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* [[Amberd Fortress]] - Mountain Fortress & Church  
| 100
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* [[Dashtadem Fortress]] - Large Fortress  
| [[Geghard Monastery]]
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* [[Baghaberd Fortress]]
| GPS - 40 08.47n x 044 49.12e
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* [[Boloraberd Fortress]] on towering rock  
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| 100
 
| [[Haghartsin Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 48.16n x 044 53.55e
 
|-
 
| 100
 
| [[Haghpat Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 54.81n x 045 06.30e
 
|-
 
| 100
 
| [[Tatev Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 22.81n x 046 15.01e
 
|-
 
| 95
 
| [[Akhtala Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 09.13n x 044 45.83e
 
|-
 
| 95
 
| [[Goshavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 43.79n x 044 59.82e
 
|-
 
| 95
 
| [[Kobayr Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 00.30n x 044 38.10e
 
|-
 
| 95
 
| [[Sanahin Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 05.22n x 044 40.00e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Harichavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 36.35n x 043 59.97e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Khorakert Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 12.53n x 044 36.00e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Khoranashat Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 51.66n x 045 35.96e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Khuchapi Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 11.99n x 044 33.84e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Kirants Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 00.68n x 044 59.50e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Noravank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 41.08n x 045 13.97e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Tsakhats Kar Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 53.42n x 045 21.25e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Smbatabert Fortress]] - Huge mountaintop fortress  
 
| GPS - 39 52.35n x 045 20.34e
 
|-
 
| 90
 
| [[Ughtasar Petroglyphs]] - Caveman art on mountaintop
 
| GPS - 39 41.20n x 046 03.25e
 
|-
 
| 85
 
| [[Amberd Fortress]] - Mountain Fortress & Church  
 
| GPS - 40 23.30n x 044 13.75e
 
|-
 
| 85+
 
| [[Ejmiatsin Cathedral Compound]]
 
| GPS - 40 09.70n x 044 17.53e
 
|-
 
| 85
 
| [[Havuts Tar Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 07.38n x 044 46.18e
 
|-
 
| 85
 
| [[Horomayri Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 02.07n x 044 37.66e
 
|-
 
| 85
 
| [[Makaravank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 58.45n x 045 07.65e
 
|-
 
| 85
 
| [[Marmashen Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 50.60n x 043 45.35e
 
|-
 
| 85
 
| [[Nor Varagavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 57.70n x 045 19.68e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Garni Temple]]
 
| GPS - 40 06.72n x 044 43.84e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Hayravank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 25.97n x 045 06.56e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Mozrov Cave]]
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Odzun Church]]
 
| GPS - 41 04.38n x 044 36.85e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Saghmosavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 22.83n x 044 23.80e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Selim Caravanserai]] - Intact Silk Road Caravanserai
 
| GPS - 39 56.97n x 045 14.20e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Tegher Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 20.70n x 044 14.53e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Vahanavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 13.09n x 046 21.12e
 
|-
 
| 80
 
| [[Lake Sevan]] - Beautiful huge mountain lake
 
| GPS - 40 23.00n x 045 17.00e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Dilijan Town]] - Forested resort town
 
| GPS - 40 44.37n x 044 52.09e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Goris Town]] - traditional architecture
 
| GPS - 39 30.50n x 046 20.50e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Tanahati Monastery]] (and Gladzor ruins)
 
| GPS - 39 46.83n x 045 24.02e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Hnevank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 57.17n x 044 35.18e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| S. [[Hripsime Church]]
 
| GPS - 40 10.05n x 044 18.62e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Kecharis Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 32.02n x 044 43.05e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| S. [[Grigori Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 58.66n x 044 39.54e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Srveghi Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 57.92n x 045 14.65e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Dashtadem Fortress]] - Large Fortress  
 
| GPS - 40 20.37n x 043 51.43e
 
|-
 
| 75
 
| [[Zorakarer]] - Armenian Stonehenge
 
| GPS - 39 33.17n x 046 01.75e
 
|-
 
| 75?
 
| [[Arjer Cave]]
 
|-
 
| 70+
 
| [[Sardarapat]] - Monument and large museum
 
| GPS - 40 05.58n x 043 56.77e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Garni Gorge]] - Magnificent Vertical Cliffs
 
| GPS - 40 06.92n x 044 44.30e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Gndevank Monastery | G'ndevank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 45.53n x 045 36.69e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Jermuk Town]] - Hot springs resort
 
| GPS - 39 50.38n x 045 40.25e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Old Khndzoresk | Kh'ndzoresk]] - Valley of caves
 
| GPS - 39 30.33n x 046 26.00e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Noratus Cemetery]] - Huge Khachkar Cemetery
 
| GPS - 40 22.40n x 045 11.05e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Satanayi Kamurj]] - Land bridge & hot springs
 
| GPS - 39 23.72n x 046 15.53e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Sisavan Church]]
 
| GPS - 39 31.79n x 046 01.20e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Spitakavor Church]]
 
| GPS - 39 49.75n x 045 21.87e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Srveghi Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 57.92n x 045 14.64e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Talin Cathedral]]
 
| GPS - 40 23.31n x 043 52.35e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Tsaghkadzor Resort]] - Ski resort
 
| GPS - 40 32.00n x 044 42.50e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Yereruyk Basilica]]
 
| GPS - 40 26.43n x 043 36.66e
 
|-
 
| 70
 
| [[Zvartnots Cathedral]] ruins
 
| GPS - 40 09.62n x 044 20.25e
 
|-
 
| 65+
 
| [[Khor Virap Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 52.70n x 044 34.55e
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Aruch Cathedral]]
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Hovhannavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 20.39n x 044 23.30e
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Makravan Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 31.46n x 044 44.18e
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Shativank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 50.50n x 045 19.61e
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Shkhmuradi Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 54.87n x 045 18.14e
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Teghenyats Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 29.03n x 044 31.46e
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Vorotnavank Monastery]]
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Yeghvard Church]]
 
|-
 
| 65
 
| [[Zorats Church]]
 
| GPS - 39 33.06n x 046 01.74e
 
|-
 
| 60
 
| [[Arakelots Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 02.00n x 045 04.28e
 
|-
 
| 60
 
| [[Garnahovit Church]]
 
| GPS - 40 29.83n x 043 57.38e
 
|-
 
| 60
 
| S. [[Karapet Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 50.65n x 044 54.29e
 
|-
 
| 60
 
| [[Karmravor Church]]
 
| GPS - 40 17.98n x 044 21.93e
 
|-
 
| 60
 
| [[Baghaberd Fortress]]
 
| GPS - 39 12.84n x 046 16.68e
 
|-
 
| 55
 
| [[Bgheno-Noravank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 23.29n x 046 21.62e
 
|-
 
| 55
 
| [[Ptghni Church]]
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Arates Monastery]]
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Bjni Church]]
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| Garni Church
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Kristapori Vank Church]]
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Mastara Church]]
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Mshkavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 41 09.74n x 044 58.22e
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Mughni Church]]
 
| GPS - 40 18.83n x 044 22.32e
 
|-
 
| 50+
 
| [[Oshakan Church]]
 
| GPS - 40 15.53n x 044 18.90e
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Sevanavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 33.83n x 045 00.65e
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Yeritsavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 39 16.83n x 046 29.08?
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Kaptavank Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 53.00n x 045 18.75e
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Kotrats Caravanserai]] - Silk Road Caravanserai
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Mt. Aragats]] - Armenia's highest peak
 
|-
 
| 50
 
| [[Aghjots Vank Monastery]] (aka S. Stepanos)
 
|-
 
| 45
 
| [[Dendro Park]] - Botanic gardens
 
| GPS - 40 56.17n x 044 28.85e
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Areni Church]]
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Parz Lich]] - Lake in forest
 
| GPS - 40 45.18n x 044 57.71e
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Lmbatavank Church]]
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Makenyats Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 07.50n x 045 36.83e
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Vanevan Monastery]]
 
| GPS - 40 08.80n x 045 31.02e
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Boloraberd Fortress]] on towering rock  
 
 
| GPS - 39 49.83n x 045 22.53e
 
| GPS - 39 49.83n x 045 22.53e
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Byurakan Observatory]] - World renown observatory
 
|-
 
 
| 40  
 
| 40  
 
| [[Erebuni Fortress]] - Original fortress of Yerevan with museum
 
| [[Erebuni Fortress]] - Original fortress of Yerevan with museum
 
|-
 
|-
| 40
 
| [[Lori Berd]] - Large fortress ruins
 
| GPS - 41 00.17n x 044 25.85e
 
|-
 
| 40
 
| [[Magil Cave]] - Bats, 1.7km deep tunnels
 
|-
 
| 35
 
| [[Avan Church]] 6th Century Church
 
| GPS - 40 12.85n x 044 34.27e
 
|-
 
| 35
 
| S. [[Gayane Church]]
 
| GPS - 40 09.04n x 044 17.55e
 
|-
 
| 35
 
| [[Aghudi Memorial]] - 1,500 year old memorial
 
| GPS - 39 31.00n x 046 05.00e
 
|-
 
| 30
 
| [[Arkazi Church]]
 
| GPS - 39 46.80n x 045 25.30e
 
|-
 
| 30?
 
| Artik Church
 
|-
 
| 30
 
| [[Ayrk Chapels]]
 
|-
 
| 30
 
| [[Makaravank-Artik Monastery]]
 
|-
 
| 30
 
| [[Martiros Cave Church]]
 
| GPS - 39 35.17n x 045 31.28e
 
|-
 
| 30
 
| [[Aghjkaghala Castle]] - Tiny mountaintop castle
 
|-
 
| 30
 
| [[Arzakan Hot Springs]] - Hot Mineral Springs near Yerevan
 
|-
 
| 30
 
 
| [[Halidzor Fortress]]  
 
| [[Halidzor Fortress]]  
 
| GPS - 39 13.09n x 046 21.12e
 
| GPS - 39 13.09n x 046 21.12e

Revision as of 14:26, 4 March 2005

| GPS - 39 49.83n x 045 22.53e | 40 | Erebuni Fortress - Original fortress of Yerevan with museum |- | Halidzor Fortress | GPS - 39 13.09n x 046 21.12e |- | 25 | Petros and Poghos Chapels |- | 20 | Shoghakat Church |- | 20 | S. Mariane Church of Ashtarak |- | 20 | Bjhni Fortress - Fortress Ruins |- | 20 | Dvin Ruins - Ruins of previous Armenian capital | GPS - 40 00.25n x 044 34.60e |- | 20 | Horom Citadel - Remains of Urartian Citadel |- | 20? | Tanahati Karmir Monastery (aka Karmir Vank) |- | ? | "Aragats" Church 1* | GPS - 40 14.32n x 043 41.03e |- | ? | "Aragats" Church 2* | GPS - 40 13.83n x 043 40.95e |- | x | Berd Town | GPS - 40 52.80n x 045 23.59e |- | ? | Tejharuyk Monastery | GPS - 40 35.90n x 044 38.71e |- | add | Jukhtak Monastery |- | add | Matosavank Monastery |- | add | Berdavan Castle |- | add | Deghdznuti Monastery |- | add | Samsoni Monastery |- | add | Kasagh Basilica |- | add | Ddmashen Church |- | add | Byurakan Church |- | add | Meghri Town |- | add | Ardvi Monastery? |}

KARABAKH

100 Aghdam Town GPS - 39 59.58n x 046 56.00e
95 Dadivank Monastery GPS - 40 09.71n x 046 17.32e
95 Gandzasar Monastery GPS - 40 03.50n x 046 31.93e
85 Yerits Mankants Monastery GPS - 40 15.11n x 046 38.38e
85 G'tichavank Monastery GPS - 39 35.84n x 046 56.41e
75 Yeghishe Arakyel Monastery GPS - 40 20.18n x 046 41.58e
65 Jraberd Fortress GPS - 40 14.40n x 046 39.98e
65 Shushi Town GPS - 39 45.66n x 046 45.33e
50 Dzovdar Hotsprings GPS - 40 02.80n x 046 14.17e
50 Mayraberd-Askeran Fortress GPS - 39 56.59n x 046 49.87e
45 Tsitsernavank Church GPS - 39 38.60n x 046 24.52e
35+ Amaras Monastery GPS - 39 41.06n x 047 03.55e
35 S'khtorashen Tree
25 Stepanakert Town GPS - XX XX.XXn x XXX XX.XXe

OTHER

100 Ani - City of 1001 churches GPS - 40 30.50n x 043 34.50e
100 Aghtamar, Turkey - Island Monastery
95? Jugha, Nakhichevan
90? Agulis, Nakhichevan
90? Iran - St. Thaddeus Monastery
70 Venice - San Lazzaro Island
50 New York - St. Vartan
? Portugal - Gulbenkian Museum
? San Francisco - Saroyan House
? Istanbul -