Best Things To Do in Ijevan, Armenia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Ijevan.

Ijevan may not be as popular as other cities in Armenia, but don’t let that fool you. Ijevan is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Ijevan.

If you have plans to visit Armenia and are not sure if Ijevan should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Ijevan and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Ijevan

Here is the list of things to do in Ijevan and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Voskepar Church

    Address: Ijevan

    This 7th century Armenian Church in the ruined Azeri village of Askipari is technically in Azerbaijan. Armenia now controls the territory now and the church is easily seen from the new highway, which is wholly in Armenia.
  2. Ijevan B And B

    Address: 4 Tavrizyan Str., Ijevan. Phone:(+374) 077012274. (+374 263) 32274

    Ijevan B&B is a cosy private house surrounded by a beautiful garden. It is set in a quiet green Tavrizyan Str, and is just a 5-minute walk from the town central market making it an ideal choice for all visitors, especially backpackers. This amazing house is situated in the centre of Ijevan near both the market and a café. It is also c...Read more
  3. Srveghi Monastery

    Address: Tavush Armenia

    This red brick monastery is covered in the Shamshadin section surrounding Berd, and is very close to Ijevan. Artavazd and Sargis built this church by the hand of master Hovhannes. There is also a S. Sargis shrine, Kotrats Yeghtsi and a guard tower on the right bank of the Aghstev.
  4. Gandzakar

    Address: Ijevan

    Gandzakar is a town in the Tavush province of Armenia. The current Mayor of Gandzakar is Shahen Shahinyan. The Deputy Mayor is Zarmayil Mardanyan. The village actively works with Peace Corps Volunteers.  To the west of upper Gandzakar is the ruined medieval Tanik fort.  From Gandzakar the road winds up a n...Read more
  5. Mayisyan Kamurj

    Address: H26 Ditavan, Armenia +374 37493405242

    This hotel-restaurant is located in Ijevan-Novemberyan and Ijevan-Berd highways intersection, 12 km far from ijevan, near of Aghstev River. The restaurant has beautiful surrounding. It provides delicious food with prompt services. High quality wines are available here.
  6. Yenokavan Canyon

    Address: Ijevan

    This canyon is no less than a time machine, where once one has past the top of the village, traces of modern life disappear and one is left with beautiful cliffs, forests, rivers, cascades, caves with deep carvings resembling Mayan or Aztec work, and a small camping area with a tree-house, a tiki-style bar, and other shelter made from the sticks...Read more
  7. Makaravank Monastery

    Address: Tavush Armenia

    The biggest monastery near Ijevan, this purple and green stone complex in the forest above the village is a popular spot for a picnic. Though the monastery is no longer used for services, the complex is well preserved.