This place is mind blowing carved out in the mountain it is a church it seems to be very old. You need a private transport to go to this place. It will take an hour to complete the tour. Must visit
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There are a lot of old monasteries in Armenia, this is one of them. Visiting the monastery gave me an opportunity to learn, reflect on how difficult it was back then and how things are done, per se baptism, etc.. Monasteries almost have the same...More
Geghard Monastery is the most special monastery I have ever visited. The church has been designated as a UNESCO Heritage site. The church was built from 4th - 13th century, and part of the churches were carved out from the rock. I was totally absorbed...More
I cannot tell you how wonderful this UNESCO World Heritage Site is to visit. It was so very meaningful for me to go and see the Church in Operation. We witnessed a 5 Year-Old boy being Baptized! It was such a faith building experience to...More
One of my favorite stops during our trip in Armenia. The monastery is very nice, loved how part of it is carved out of the rock. The location is stunning as well, quite a view.
About 40 minutes drive from Yerevan, this C12th monastery contains chapels and cells carved out of the rock-face. There are carvings and stalactites inside. Occasionally a choir is present because the acoustics are wonderful. If you are visiting the Garni Temple as well, I recommend...More
This 12th to 13th century monastery is carved into the side of a mountain and is one of the most fascinating and beautiful monuments in Armenia. The church, built beside the river at the foot of the rock, provides access to another building with a...More
We visited quite a few Armenian attractions, and Geghard was clearly one of the highlights (if not *the* highlight) of our trip. The fact that some of its rooms are hewn out of a single rock - but still perfectly symmetrical - is breathtaking. But...More
We visited there in the early October. The weather was awesome and Geghard was really beautiful. I love there but it didn't had the light inside the monastery. The Gata bread was delicious, too.