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 Lake Sevan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • This monastery, consisting of a main church, a gavit and a chapel are arranged on top of the Sevan peninsula! The Lake is gorgeous and the monastery is a unique spot where you can enjoy! Remains one of the best attractions on Lake Sevan!
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  • Situated on the lake, it has a beautiful view of the surrounding lake area. THere is a bit of climb to get to this place as it is on top of the hill, but well worth a climb. The church itself was not ...  more »
  • Here is worth the climb to see how Sevan peninsula embraces from three sides. Stunning! On the steps of the scenic artists selling paintings of the monastery and Lake. We took 2 pictures: pumps and spring. Symbolic price of about 600 rubles per picture. We carry home a piece of Armenia.
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  • The monastery is on top of a hill gifting you a breathtaking view over Lake Sevan and its surroundings. Best time to visit is before sunset for the best light.
  • awesome, I love this place, you can take a beautiful photos like mine which I attached, go there and I guarantee you will love this lake, I went there twice, and I am thinking to go every year, and they have 4 real seasons, and the view always changed each season, I went there with a friends and with my older Son and I am planing to go with my wife soonest. go for it, High recommended
  • One of my favorite places in Armenia. Fantasti view from church Sevanavank. Our lake Sevan is amazing.
  • If you're into architectural photography, this is the best place to be 😍 I will definitely come back, I want to see this place again in summer 😃
  • Absolutely stunning! Situated in close proximity to the highway and the setting is utterly breathtaking.
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