in Geghark’unik’i Marz, Armenia
- Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (Unesco heritage, 126 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.183 and 45.731 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 10' 59" and E 45° 43' 49"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dram - AMD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:25 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Yerevan
- UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:33 am and 8:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Vardenis
Vardenis in Geghark’unik’i Marz with it's 11,382 habitants is a town located in Armenia about 64 mi (or 103 km) east of Yerevan, the country's capital town.
Time in Vardenis is now 04:25 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Yerevan with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Vardenis, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Ganja Airport in Azerbaijan in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km). The closest airport in Armenia is Zvartnots International Airport in a distance of 71 mi (or 79 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Armenia is Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), West.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kerbakhiar, Kyadabek, Yukhary-Dashkesan, Yeghegnadzor and Gavarr. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
ԼՂՀ ԱՆ ՔԵՐՈԼԱՅՆ ՔՈՔՍԻ ԱՆՎԱՆ ՎԵՐԱԿԱՆԳՆՈՂԱԿԱՆ ԿԵՆՏՐՈՆ` ԲՈԲԱԹ ԹԵՐԱՊԻԱ THE LADY COX REHABILITATION CENTRE, BOBATH THERAPY.
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Vardenis (Armenian: Վարդենիս, until 1969 Basargechar, original and ancient name - Vasakashen . The town of Vardenis occupies the south-eastern corner of Gegharkunik province of the Republic of Armenia. The town is located in the valley of the Masrik river, on the territory of the Masrik artesian basin at 1943 meters above sea level. It is 170 km from the capital Yerevan, and 75 km from the provincial centre Gavar.
Mets Masrik (Armenian: Մեծ Մասրիկ – meaning "big Masrik"; formerly, Mets-Mazra, Mazra, and Bol’shaya Mazra) is a town in the Gegharkunik province of Armenia. The town has been inhabited since the 7th century and has a khachkar dated 881, two shrines from the 12th and 13th centuries, and a 17th century church. Nearby is Pokr Masrik (little Masrik).
Tsovak (Armenian: Ծովակ; formerly, Nerkin Zagalu and Nizhniy Zagalu) is a town in the Gegharkunik province of Armenia. The town is the site of a large Iron Age fort atop a hill with a cuneiform inscription of Sarduri II.
Akhpradzor (Armenian: Ախպրաձոր; also Axpradzor, until 1978 Verin Zaghalu; Russified as Verkhniy Zagalu) is a small village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Arpunk (Armenian: Արփունք; also Romanized as Arp’unk’ and Arpunq; formerly Kyasaman, until 1978 Bagar and Bahar) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. 3 km southeast of the village is a 15th century church.
Avazan (Armenian: Ավազան; until recently Gëysu, Gyosu and Köysu) is a small village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Ayrk (Armenian: Այրք; also Romanized as Ayrk’ and Ayrq; until recently Dashkend and Dashkand) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village has a church of S. Astvatsatsin dated to 1181 and the Katoghike S. Gevorg church nearby (150 meters) dating to the 13th century. Both churches have large graveyards adjoining, and between them are remains of the massive stone walls of an Iron Age fortification with shallow caves below.
Chichakli (also, Kizilvank) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. Chichakli is a small mountainous town in Armenia, et high on Aragats Lerr mountain (4095 m) and dates back to the 14th Century. Chichakli is also known by the name "Kizilvank". The town was named after the famous Armenian family "Chichakli" which means "High Place".
Geghakar (Armenian: Գեղաքար, also Romanized as Geghak’ar and Geghaqar; formerly Subatan) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Geghamabak (Armenian: Գեղամաբակ; formerly, Kayabash, Ghayabagh, and Quşabulaq) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Jaghatsadzor (Armenian: Ջաղացաձոր, also Romanized as Jaghats’adzor and Djaghatsadzor; formerly, Sariyagub and Sariyaghub) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Kakhakn (Armenian: Կախակն, formerly, Karaiman, Karayman, Ogrudzha, Bahar, and Sovietakend) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town has 13th to 16th century khachkars.
Khachaghbyur (Armenian: Խաչաղբյուր, also Romanized as Khach’aghbyur, Khachagbur, and Khachagbyur; formerly, Chakhyrlu, Chakhrlu, Chakhirlu, Sovietakert, and Sovetakert) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town has a ruined Iron Age fort and a 13th century church.
Kyarkibash is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Nerkin Shorzha (Armenian: Ներքին Շորժա; also Romanized as Nerkin Shorja and Nerk’in Shorzha; Russified as Nizhnyaya Shorzha) is a small hamlet in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. Nerkin Shorzha and nearby Verin Shorzha are both reached by a short drive from Ayrk.
Norakert is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. Norakert was founded in 1927 as a state farm.
Pokr Masrik (Armenian: Փոքր Մասրիկ – meaning "little Masrik", also Romanized as P’ok’r Masrik and Poqr Masrik; formerly, Malaya Mazra and Pokr-Mazra) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town has a 12th century church. Mets Masrik (big Masrik) is nearby.
Shatjrek (Armenian: Շատջրեք, also Romanized as Shatjreq; formerly, Koshabulakh, Koshabulag, and Ghoshabulagh) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
Shatvan (Armenian: Շատվան; also, Shatavan; formerly, Narimanlu, Agalu, and Guseyn Kuli) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town's cemetery dates to the 15th century.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vardenis.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Basargech’ar, Vardenis, واردنيس, Basarkeçər, Варденис, Wardenis, واردنیس, ורדניס, Վարդենիս, ვარდენისი, Vardenisas, Варденіс, 瓦爾代尼斯