Karni / Garni Pagan Temple in Kotayk, Armenia

Karni / Garni Pagan Temple in Kotayk,  Armenia was built in n the first century A.D. by the Armenian King Tiridates (Dertad Takavor) with the money he received after visiting Emperor Nero in Rome.

In 1679 the temple was destroyed by an earthquake, but later, during the Soviet era, it was rebuilt.

Karni / Garni Temple in Kotayk, Armenia

Karni / Garni Temple in Kotayk, Armenia

Noravank, Armenia

First photo of the  serie from Armenia Shot during my visit to Armenia back in 2004

Noravank, Armenia

Noravank, Armenia