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Marmashen Monastery, Marmashen

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Marmashen Monastery (Armenian: Մարմաշենի վանք) is a 10th-century Armenian monastic complex consisting of five churches near the village of Marmashen in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The buildings at Marmashen are very similar in style to those of Khtzkonk Monastery.
It was built by Vahram Pahlavouni.
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  • We went to this site courtesy of our private guide. Access to the Monastery was via a steep. narrow and poorly conditioned road. . Magnificent, but not that isolated a site because it obviously... 
    We went to this site courtesy of our private guide. Access to the Monastery was via a steep. narrow and poorly conditioned road. . Magnificent, but not that isolated a site because it obviously...  more »
  • The monastic complex of Marmashen is located on a shelf with apple orchards overlooking the left bank of the Akhurian River, 15 km north of Gyumri in Shirak province. The monastic complex is composed....  more
    The monastic complex of Marmashen is located on a shelf with apple orchards overlooking the left bank of the Akhurian River, 15 km north of Gyumri in Shirak province. The monastic complex is composed....  more »

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