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. To find out how to plan a trip to Akhtala, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • These monasteries which are classified as a World Heritage Site were built in the 10th-13th centuries. They are a testament to Armenia's rich and ancient spiritual history and are well worth a visit.  more »
  • Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries were built in the 10 century and are part of an unesco world heritage site. Certainly they belong to the most elaborated Armenian monasteries. I personally liked Haghpa...  more »
  • Ideal visiting time is before lunch time or at late afternoon. Before visiting is more than better read something about these places in one of many tourist guide book. Free parking place is avalaible ...  more »

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