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Address: Geghard, Armenia
Phone Number: +7-965-088-77-55-+374-55-21-11-25
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Serenity, reverence, culture. A great aura surrounds the place, wonderful silence. It is amazing how the water goes through all of the monastery from the top to the bottom. Also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

On Saturdays in warm weather this old monastery is packed with locals from Yerevan especially, enjoying a day out of the city in the cool mountains. It is especially 'popular for weddings and baptisms, and for after-wedding photos. The monastery itself is quite interesting, but it appeared to me that moat folks were here to escape the Yerevan summer heat.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Serenity, reverence, culture. A great aura surrounds the place, wonderful silence. It is amazing how the water goes through all of the monastery from the top to the bottom. Also, you might be lucky and be able to catch the monks in prayer, angelic voices. Light passes through the monastery in many different places creating a nice gothic ambiance. One... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We started this spot with the restaurant on the right as you come in, which is excellent. Walk up to the caves on the left, they are an adventure if you are in good shape and worth seeing. The monastery is impressive all around, with good signs about it. This is an incredibly beautiful spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very special place with spiritual atmosphere. Monastery walls are designed with beautiful symbols. It's worth to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A visit that reminds everyone of the Great History of Armenia. The Monastery of Geghard provides memories of the religious times. The buildings and views are breathtaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A place of deep historical and religious importance for Armenians, Gerhard Monastery is a complex of chapels and rooms, most of which have been dug out of solid rock. Not a large place once you see it, but when you see all of the devotional candles alight, and people lining up to capture water from a sacred spring, you fast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Must see in armenia, The carved church inside the rock of st. Astvatdatsin is a breathtaking experience. Visiting centuries of history when you go in there. Don't forget to see the upper church and look for the aeration holes...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Have you heard of high crosses? You will find them in the outmost places of the Christian Europe-in the east and the west. By the way, do look up into the room of voices. Mythical experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Some places , you visit become awed , this is exactly that place ! Read a bit about the Monestary before heading to this place, this way you can understand better the history around you when you reach there It is educational in many ways (history) and you would definitely love it, kids absolutely love this place as they can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It is such a beautiful experience to be welcomed by the "Davour Zourna" the du dug and the drums. It makes you wonder how the Church was built when they had non of the modern equipment. You really feel you are in a Holy place. The accustic is amazing. On our way back to Yerevan , just 10-15 minutes away... More 

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Address: Address: Geghard, Armenia
Phone Number: +7-965-088-77-55-+374-55-21-11-25
Location: Asia  >  Armenia  >  Kotayk Province  >  Geghard

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