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Address: Geghard, Armenia
Phone Number: +7-965-088-77-55-+374-55-21-11-25
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History of Armenia, Monastery of Geghard

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It was such a blessed experience. This monestary is a must visit for all visiting Armenia. I particularly liked the little chapels within each other.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The water of Geghard is awesome! The trip to Geghard is organized by Park Hotel Yerevan and they told us everything about this Monastery. I hope I will return to Yerevan again. And I will visit Geghard Monastery in my second visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It will take journey of 1.5 hour from Yerevan city to reach this Holy place .The journey also very beautiful we can watch beautiful mountain covered by snow and villages . Geghard is a medieval monastery in the kotayk province of Armenia .This construction partially carved out of the adjacent mountain surrounded by cliffs. Geghard is listed as UNESCO world... More 

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