Monastery Sevanavank, Sevan

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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  • We stopped by here on the way from Yerevan to Tbilisi. The view of the lake and snow-capped mountains was breathtaking. We didn't get a chance to explore since it was cold, early in the AM and most...  more »
  • On the Northwestern shores of "Lake Sevan", the "Blue Eye of Armenia", you will find the 9th century "Monastery of Sevanavank". It was built around 874 AD, folowing a special request by Princess...  more »

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