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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  • Namolennye place, the spirit of which is not trampled down by tourists. Interesting architecture, embedded in the natural landscape.
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  • Well worth a visit as this monastery is in great position above the spectacular Debed Gorge. We had an excellent free, English speaking guide and there was not even an entrance fee. A fascinating and ...  more »
  • Visit this monastery you back in time! In a small town in the Gorge of debed this monastery conposto from the small church, a columned gavit, a library, a chapel and a small cinitero to his shoulders, makes it perfectly the idea of how to be the life at the time! Definitely one of the most beautiful in Armenia, contained among other things in the Unesco World Heritage! Walking along the Gorge is a must!
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