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. To find out how to plan a trip to Alaverdi, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Visited the Haghpat Monastery and Sanahin 10-13th centuries UNESCO heritage sites in the fall, 9 November. About 35 km from Georgian border. Stunning views from this mountain location. Haghpat is rega...  more »
  • Sanahin was one of my favourite monasteries with light flowing into its huge rooms. The views over the villages are astounding because the location is sunny and spacious.  more »
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  • A very beautiful and old monastery ...
  • together with haghpat monastery the best places to see in entire Armenia (to me Tatev and other places were overrated)
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