We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great church, amazing location

Fantastic old church in a small village, 45 min from Yerevan. Just like so many other churches and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Utrecht, The Netherlands

About 45 minutes from Yeravan is the village Saghmosavan where this Zion church is situated, from... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Read all 41 reviews
All photos (149)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“the cliff”(2 reviews)
“century”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Artashavan, Armenia
Improve This Listing
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful view the cliff century kilometers zion village edge gorge river background
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

with beautiful panoramic views around, if you are mostly interested in churches and history, then it will be interesting for you

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank traveltimecompany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic old church in a small village, 45 min from Yerevan. Just like so many other churches and historical locations in Armenia, it's bizarre (but wonderful) that this is just there, without gate, fees, guides, etc. I happened to drop in to a 50% Russian...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank taqqie
Reviewed November 4, 2018

About 45 minutes from Yeravan is the village Saghmosavan where this Zion church is situated, from the monastery it is a steep drop valley behind. The approaches to the Monastery you can find lot of walnut and apple trees, I found apples littered on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anilgeeth
Reviewed September 14, 2018

A stunning Monastery, peaceful and spiritual atmosphere and stunning views of the Kasagh gorge. Combine it with the nearby Hovhannavank monastery!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John N
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Along the Khazak's gorge, definitely worth stopping by, this church / monastery also offers beautiful views of the gorge.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Saghmosavank is a monastery with great history. The place where it is situated is amasing. There is also a great gorge with beautiful view...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank karintravelg
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We are blessed that during our visit, there was a baptism mass. We witnessed also on how the Armenian priest baptists the 2 boys and 1 girl The church is quite big, antique that built in 13th century And when you go outside the church,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank xheroine1981
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This monastery overlooks the steep canyon of the Kasakh River. This 13th century church perches on the rim of the cliff, and its exterior decorations show special attention to the southern and western facades, which are illuminated by the sun as travelers approach the building....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank bobca1947
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

From the church on the plateau, you can witness the beautiful valley. It's really worthwhile spending half an hour here. On your way to this site, next to the village school, a little shop can be found, where refreshments can be bought from a charming...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank roelgrol
Reviewed August 6, 2017

A beautiful church, again a must see if you love history art and architecture. It also has a beautiful view outside of the valley. Great place to take pictures.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Laliqueg
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Garoon Resort by Picnic
1 review
7.30 miles away
Cross Resort Hotel
53 reviews
11.38 miles away
Latar Hotel
19 reviews
11.54 miles away
Armenian Royal Palace Hotel
53 reviews
11.97 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Pascal and Diodato
21 reviews
5.85 miles away
Amberd Tavern
12 reviews
6.76 miles away
Ginetun Restaurant
15 reviews
13.29 miles away
Nor Jraghats
11 reviews
5.95 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
Hovhannavank Monastery
27 reviews
2.88 miles away
Armenian Alphabet Monument
42 reviews
2.12 miles away
Kasagh River
8 reviews
1.70 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Saghmosavank Monastery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines