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Makaravank Monastery

Achajur Village, Ijevan, Armenia
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Lonely lost in the hills

Absolutely I liked that. We were there after a long day sightseeing and driving. Me the driver was... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
marekp59
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Gdansk, Poland
A surprising visit

The monastery is quite far away from the village, lost among the trees. As we turn off the Lada, we... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
AntodallaMotta
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Milan, Italy
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Sep 15, 2017
“Lonely lost in the hills”
May 1, 2017
“A surprising visit”
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Achajur Village, Ijevan, Armenia
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Absolutely I liked that. We were there after a long day sightseeing and driving. Me the driver was tired there but we have find water, opened the tents and cook dinner in the monastery courtyard. From dusk to dawn no man appeared except us -...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

The monastery is quite far away from the village, lost among the trees. As we turn off the Lada, we heard somebody singing. There were only three priests doing the Liturgy in the Church. We were the only attendees. At the end we were invited...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

In Armenia there are many monasteries and many of them are in the forests or on the mountains, because of wars and enemies. This is one of the oldest ones and you can find lot of Khachqars (Armenian cross-stones) here. It is not visible even...More

Thank Areg K
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Reviewed February 20, 2015

Few kilometers away from Ijevan, in the middle of a lush forest, lies this lonely monastery. This place is is very far from the most common turistic places in Armenia, but it's worth the small detour if you are near. The best moment of the...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2014

Makaravank is my very favorite monastery in a country of hundreds if not thousands of churches and monasteries. This off the beaten path and therefore more peaceful to visit. The structures themselves are beautiful, though perhaps some of the other places like Tatev and Noravank...More

Thank MoonlightRainSea
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