30km from Yerevan. See location
Garni temple was founded in 1c. as a temple to the sun god Mihr. Today it is the only pagan temple in Armenia and the unique Hellenistic structure of the region. It collapsed in a 1679 earthquake and was reconstructed in 1975y.
In the beautiful canyon under Garni village you can visit natural wonder Stone Symphony and just 10km from Garni is another awesome attraction of Armenia Geghard monastery.