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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant walk and excellent views of beautiful 3 AD monetary. The history of this country very deep . People very kind

Thank Carol H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is one of oldest monastery in the north west part of Tsakhkadzor.This was built in 11th to 13th centuryies.This is consisting of 4 churches ...of which one is big enough.One destroyed mausoleum also there. Must visit ad offer prayer.Dont forget to buy candles and...More

Thank Jothilingam E
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This monastery is set on top of a hill and had three different chapels. We were lucky visiting this place when it was not busy.

Thank 349Traveller
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Its nested in the central square of Kecharis. The area is beautiful and historic monastery buildings.

Thank shubhankan30
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

It’s a very very beautiful Monastery. I like the reconstruction (90s - 2000s), it kept the ancient atmosphere (dating back to 11th century).

Thank Ani K
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Kecharis is a very nice monastery complex to visit, but make sure you visit with a knowledgeable guide as the interesting bit is the history behind it and certain structures within it.

Thank Karim F
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Kecharis Monastery is beautiful in the wintertime, and if you're in the area, worth the visit. Vasily Grossman famously wrote about this place in his book, An Armenian Sketchbook. The meditative silence is abundant in its hallowed walls. It’s beautifully maintained, and an active place...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Amazing monastery that have 3 churches (Saint Grigor Church - is the biggest one , Surp Nshan Church and Katoghike Church). Outside the churches you can see the tombs of the late significant or well-known people during that era. No entrance to pay.

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

You might say if you have seen 1 you have seen them all - but I must say NO. Each one is different. Kecharis Monastery - has 3 different chapels each with it's own character and things to see. Unfortunately when I was there it...More

Thank TraveledKat
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Beautiful, historic and interesting site. As my initiation to Armenian religious history, it was fascinating.

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I went there with a group, so we had our bus. I don't know if there is a bus service from the near city but I saw a lot of bus in the area and in front of the Monastery entry there was a bus stop. When you will arrive... More
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