Monastery Sevanavank, Sevan

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#1 of 15 in Things to do in Gegharkunik Province
Enjoy a visit to the picturesque site of Monastery Sevanavank, an ancient religious complex that overlooks Lake Sevan. Situated on a peninsula that was once an island before the water level dropped, the monastery stands atop a hill, with scenic views of the lake and the often snow-capped slopes in the backdrop. You'll need to climb a number of stairs to reach the site, but you'll be rewarded with inspiring panoramic views. Explore the two historic churches, most likely dating from the 9th century and exhibiting a typical, simple Armenian style of architecture. You can plan Sevan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • The 250 steps up to this Monastery can be a little daunting, however once completed, the views over the lake are quite spectacular. The Monastery itself is in good condition and the whole site is...  more »
  • The view from the monastery site (about 200 stairs to get there) is dramatic. The lake is huge and you are at its center. Of course, the appearance of the lake varies with the weather. This is a.....  more »
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