Tanahati Monastery, Vernashen

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Tanahat Monastery (Armenian: Թանահատի վանք), is an 8th-century monastery located 7 km south-east of Vernashen village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. It was built between the 8th and 13th centuries.
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  • Two small churches, built in black stone, huddled together on a vast mountain slope, it is difficult to imagine this was a possible site of the ancient Gladzor University. Only a few ruins and smoe...  more »
  • Another day another ruined Monastery! There are so many old monastic ruins in the Yeghadzor region of Armenia and as usual they are remotely situated but worth visiting if in the area.  more »
  • Everyone who goes to Yeghegnadzor invariably goes only to the Noravank Monastery, but the Tanahati Monastery isn't so far away either and it's relatively inexpensive to ask your taxi driver to take...  more »
  • It is must be place
  • For me this is the best place in Vayots dzor region! There is something mystical in this place. The historians claim that this was the place of the legendary Gladzor university. The monastery is small, cozy and cute. It has a small sundial on its wall. From this site you can see Arkaz, another monastery close it.
  • Թանահատի միջնադարյան Սուրբ Ստեփանոս վանքը կառուցված է սև, սրբատաշ բազալտով։ Ամբողջովին կանգուն է, տարածքը բավականին բարեկարգ է։
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