Monastery of Sanahin, Alaverdi

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Visit the World Heritage Site of Monastery of Sanahin, Armenian Apostolic monasteries that date back to the 10th century. Important religious and educational centers until the 13th century, the compounds bear a notable blend of classic Armenian and Ecclesiastical styles of architecture. Admire the statuesque stone buildings and ornate tombstones of the complexes, nestled in a verdant mountainous landscape and separated by a small river, and enjoy the peaceful, spiritual atmosphere. To find out how to plan a trip to Alaverdi, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Superb Monastery, little Brother of another located a few kilometers away. Place in its juice, but well maintained. Beautiful "lace" crosses. Small chapels at the bottom of the cemetery, to see.
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  • I liked the many different buildings and there were some tour groups but it was easy to avoid them. Very nice spot  more »
  • Still a working church, Sanahin is the most interesting from the inside if you are on the Debed Canyon tour. You will see the working church and can explore the grounds and graveyard too. You will not...  more »
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  • A very beautiful and old monastery ...
  • together with haghpat monastery the best places to see in entire Armenia (to me Tatev and other places were overrated)
  • Not as good as Haghpat. Nice, but entirely missable
  • Amazing place. Needs more care.
  • ita an a mazing place
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