We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (28)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 12, 2017
“Very impressive and mystical”
Sep 19, 2016
“House of the Jack raven”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Aruch, Armenia
Reviews (8)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This non operating church is one of the oldest churches in Armenia. It was partly destroyed by earthquakes and never been restored, so not operating today.

Thank Aram K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

From outside this old church looks humble but size of it tells something about that how important it was during the rule of Mamikonian dynasty.Church separates a lot from normal Armenian churches and is very interesting. We had special welcome to the church when opened...More

Thank Marko U
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Visit this church for sure. It is very unique. The roof is distroyed so inside you have green grass or snow. Very close to the cathedral you can find ancient cemetery, which also makes this place very unique. Walk another 200 meters and you will...More

Thank Ashot81
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I find this place very impressive,Cathedral dome dose not repaired till and I think this is the most important part of the beauty of this place ,silent area and you can hear just the sounds of birds in the cathedral.Do not miss. History:(wikipedia)Aruchavank or the...More

Thank BijanTehran_Iran
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Garoon Resort by Picnic
1 review
17.01 km away
Latar Hotel
19 reviews
31.67 km away
Armenian Royal Palace Hotel
53 reviews
31.79 km away
Cross Resort Hotel
52 reviews
32.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all restaurants
Amberd Tavern
9 reviews
18.09 km away
Pascal and Diodato
19 reviews
24.18 km away
Nor Jraghats
9 reviews
24.43 km away
Ashtaraki Dzor Restaurant Complex
5 reviews
23.62 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Golden Grape Armas Estate
47 reviews
6.26 km away
Amberd Fortress
69 reviews
16.61 km away
Dashtadem Fortress
9 reviews
19.77 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cathedral of Aruch staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines