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Beautiful place 10 km from Garni. You can buy there a lot of souvenirs as they have really good prices. You can buy there also traditional Armenian bread. One of the best place in Armenia, full of tourists but really amazing.
Not far from Yerevan is this Monastery that I found very interesting. The beautiful church with the caves surrounding it and the carving either inside of outside are amazing. It also has a very peaceful and tranquil pace that you do not find often. Amazing...More
This monastery is quite old and has a spring inside that's considered holy. The inside is illuminated by little, but you can still see a very medieval carvings and see that it has been built into the mountain. Make sure to go check out some...More
Armenia offers an overabundance of churches but this one is decidedly different. Part of the church is constructed more or less conventionally, and the adjoining part of the church is constructed within the rock. I don’t know if it’s two halves of one church or...More
I loved the character of this place and its picturesque surroundings. It is easy to navigate and reach. You will just lost in dust of past. A holy place with lots of rich history. Surrounded by picturesque mountains and rever. holy wats stream and fresh...More
Visiting the monastery on Sunday morning is very busy. There is a mass held on, so you can't enter the chapel, but you can still walk around inside the monastery.
Many locals coming here to light candles and are a good thing to witness. The...More
Last monastery visited after a week in Armenia, we were starting to saturate despite the beautiful places we had visited so far. We almost turned back and just went back to yerevan for a beer, but were not disappointed to push through. The site is...More
This monastery awaits your visit, at the end of a mountain gorge.
It s 27 km of Yerevan , and the drive through the far sighted hills is worth the while.
Count at least 45 minutes as you may want to stop for bread alongside...More
This beautiful and ancient monastery is in a narrow valley surrounded by steep mountains and cliffs and it is fascinating in many different ways. The oldest churches were carved into the mountain in the XIII century and are accessed through the main Kathogike church and...More