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The Monastery of Geghard

Geghard, Armenia
+7 965 088-77-55
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Geghard, Armenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Armenia was said to be the first country to have adopted Christianity as its state religion back in 301AD. Most of these churches are millennium old and thus built by history and tradition which written on the wall that made you awe-inspired  when you step...More

Thank Ean_Pavlo26
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To even think about having the opportunity to see this monestary is an honor. You will never see anything like it in the world. To think that the church was carved into the mountain around the year 400 is hard to fathom due to the...More

Thank Jonathon C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Geghard monastery is a very scenic tour. With the backdrop of the mountain, it is surely worth a visit. There is no entry fee.

Thank Rajashree M
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

Found in the middle of nowhere....is a Geghard Monastery The place is truly amazing in terms of architecture design that carved out of the adjacent mountain that surrounds by cliffs and the result made is jaw-dropping and fantastic. Lots of stories and the designs to...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

The spear used on jesus when he was crucified was placed in this church and its name comes from it , its no longer here now but its pretty special especially with the surrounding nature !

Thank Mdawlatian
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite monastery so far for its historical significance for us Christians as well as for its amazing architecture! This is a monastery that should NOT be missed when visiting Armenia. It's a Shane I was too tired and had a 5y.o with...More

Thank Maxima C
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Its a monastery built from single rock and natural caves inside and in the surrounding location. Lovely place, of all the monastry's in Armenia, this stood out the best.

Thank Jyoti T
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

The road to this UNESCO site is guarded by rought cut mountains that betray a stern character developed over years. We stumbled up the sloping stoneway, awe struck by the rock cut Crosses and intricate designs on stone. Since we reached by dusk, we entered...More

1  Thank Alisha D
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Geghard Monastery is less than an hour drive from Yerevan. A long cobbled path lead us to this lovely place of ancient importance. When I was wandering through the monastery, I can't resist the gothic feeling creeping into me. The beauty of the temple lies...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Do not miss the Geghard medieval monastery if you are in Yerevan. It is a 40-minute drive from Yerevan by a private taxi (Van) and the roundtrip fare is about 15,000 Drams ($30). Get there early in the morning (before 9am) if you can to...More

1  Thank Frank S
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Mandy C
January 22, 2015|
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Response from Mohsen F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sure you can. There is not much steps. Concerning bus i think there are, we saw taxies there.
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