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Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin, Armenia

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Visit the World Heritage Site of Monasteries of Haghpat and 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. Make Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin a part of your Akhtala vacation plans using our Akhtala vacation planner.
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  • Definitely a place to be seen during a visit to Armenia. I only saw Haghpat. I am sorry to know that both under UNESCO protection. Sincerely looks abandoned. But the money for maintenance that are dished out, where do they go? Local authorities do not know that these buildings may also be removed from the Unesco list? We hope for the best ...
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  • We came from Georgia and entered Armenia at the Sadakhlo checkpoint. These medieval monasteries are in the northern region of Armenia and well worth a stopover on the way to Yerevan. Both are on the W...  more »
  • Church in Europe, North and South America is not flashy decoration, sculpture, is a simple and dignified and attractive. Return is inconvenient because it can be reached by public transport even a lesser frequency. Local taxis is price 3000 drums of roundtrip from the city centre. Went for 12 months of off-season is entrance personnel, admission was free.
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