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Monastery of Sanahin, Alaverdi

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Visit the World Heritage Site of Monastery of 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. Plan a trip to Alaverdi easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • One of the most atmospheric places in Northern Armenia. It was an odd feeling walking over the tombs of monks as you enter the churches. Amazing carvings and khachkars. 
    One of the most atmospheric places in Northern Armenia. It was an odd feeling walking over the tombs of monks as you enter the churches. Amazing carvings and khachkars.  more »
  • Another beautiful monastery site, and we we were lucky to see a priest performing a liturgy solo when there. Not crowded at all, and great explanations from our Hyur Service guide Samuel. I have to... 
    Another beautiful monastery site, and we we were lucky to see a priest performing a liturgy solo when there. Not crowded at all, and great explanations from our Hyur Service guide Samuel. I have to...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful monasteries we visited in Armenia. The location itself is magnificent, mountain views are so unreal. The place itself has very pleasant and peaceful ambience. Must visit if you are in the Lori region.
  • Stunning and very atmospheric wandering around the eerie interior. The only downside is that you don't have the epic view that you get at Hagpat and Akhtala.

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