Explore Armenia’s religious heritage in and around Yerevan during this 4-5-hour visit to the region’s historic churches. Discover houses of worship like the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, the churches of St. Gayane and St. Hripsime. Participate in Sunday liturgy. Visit the Treasury, where unique holy relics and religious art are housed. Among the many treasures are: the Holy Lance (Geghard) which pierced the side of Christ, the relics of Noah's Ark and other valuable pieces of art. Next stop is Zvartnots, the medieval temple of St. Gregory built in the 7th century.