Vahanavank Monastery, Kapan

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Vahanavank Monastery is located in Kapan. Plan your visit to Vahanavank Monastery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kapan itinerary website .
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  • This is one of the best spots around Kapan, and the priest is a gem. If he is around he will give you a tour and you will actualy love this place although renovation has distorted some of the fine fea...  more »
  • Being in Armenia hunting for medieval monasteries, from Kapan we went a few miles to the west where, in the mountains, there is this monastery that is in a beautiful mountain environment and is partly ruined but partly restored. Founded in the tenth century presents the typical Armenian architecture of this kind of buildings. Little known but handsome.
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  • For me it was a hidden beauty which was not very much spoken about. Yet it's truly amazing, very beautiful and has a great history behind it. The monastery yard is taken care of and the monastery is in the renovation process. Hope very soon it will become a great place for visitors of Syunik.
  • Great nature and spirit of the middle-age Christianity, clear water sources and Armenian hospitality in one place.
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