Monastery Sevanavank, Sevan

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Enjoy a visit to the picturesque site of Monastery Sevanavank, an ancient religious complex that overlooks Lake Sevan. Situated on a peninsula that was once an island before the water level dropped, the monastery stands atop a hill, with scenic views of the lake and the often snow-capped slopes in the backdrop. You'll need to climb a number of stairs to reach the site, but you'll be rewarded with inspiring panoramic views. Explore the two historic churches, most likely dating from the 9th century and exhibiting a typical, simple Armenian style of architecture. You can plan Sevan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • This place is located in a peninsula in the sevan lake. It is surrounded by water and mountains full of snow... Totally amazing and you can take wonderful photos.  more »
  • To reach the Lake sevan Sevanavank master's quite need to climb stairs. Therefore it's important to keep comfortable shoes. When you reach the top the view is spectacular you encounter! The monastery is very effective from the top image of people Sevangölünün. If you're lucky like us can coincide with a small monastery and baptism ...
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  • Worth the climb to the monastery to see not only this ancient structure, but also enjoy a wonderful view of the Lake Sevan. Lake escapes to infinity and merges with the horizon. Local bottom peddling candles, assuring that they are not in the monastery at the top-do not believe)) and there are cheaper) 60 drams against 100. But each earns as may)
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  • historical place on the peninsula and region, 300 years old d.c. beginning of Catholic church. It seems to be preserved as originally, but was rebuilt; an holy place and must be preserved with respect, enjoy the silence and endless panoramic views, the lake on both sides of the mountain where the monastery is.
  • The best place to enjoy the view of Sevan Lake. You have to hike some stairs. The lake is so blue. In winter, i's like a blue sea between snow white covered mountains. So charming.
  • If the view of the mountains already doesn't knock your socks off, this, combined with the mountains, immensely blue sky, and such a feeling of peace and green grass, and of course, the monastery, it is a dream come true.
  • The view from here is to die for. Absolutely recommended.
  • The most famous place of Sevan lake area! Need to be visited. It's not only historical place, but also great view of the lake from here!

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