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.
Book In Advance
All photos (941)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“cable car”(39 reviews)
“wings”(34 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tatev, Armenia
+374 99 480078
Ways to Experience Tatev Monastery
from $120.00
More Info
from $38.00
More Info
from $38.00
More Info
from $1,005.00
More Info
Reviews (475)
Filter reviews
182 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscable carwingsaerial tramwaymain churchdeep gorgetake your timethe cliffwonderful experiencespectacular viewsunder reconstructiongreat place to visitsignificant roledefinitely worth a visittasty foodbeautiful architecturekeep in mindsmall museum
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 182 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked Noravank Monastery better than Tatev because of the deteriorated state Tatev was in but the hiking around Tatev was beautiful. You can ask the English speaking owner of the Tatev Information Center and Cafe (up the hill from where the tram leaves you...More

Thank Elizabeth Delan... M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third major monastery when we visited Armenia and it is definitely a place that we will remember fondly. At the end of one of the best cable car rides, I've taken, we reached the village of Tatev with its tiny shops, B&Bs...More

Thank Shikhar N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice chruch at the end of the wings of tatev cable, nice monastery and good views, restaurant near there also very good, best kebab I have ever eaten

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about Tatev Monastery is the view of the valley below it. Take the time to walk through some of the former monk residences to get the best of the view. The ride up on the Wings of Tatev is pretty great as...More

Thank JP C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must for history lovers. The place exists since 4th century. We hired a local guide and did not regret. Also visit the ingenious oil press. Must see the rocking column that survived several earthquakes.

Thank Viken T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tatev monastery was built in 9th century and it is considered to be one of the most important architectural and historical monuments of Armenia. I visited it for the first time this year, make sure you get there by Wings of Tatev ropeway, which is...More

Thank Lusine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place. Wings of Tatev is 6 km long, the longest on the world aerial tramway , There are 2 monasteries.

Thank NebojsaC23
Reviewed August 18, 2018

After a short ride on the Wings of Tatev cable car, you arrive at the monastery. Currently under refurbishment it will most probably be the case for years to come but is definitely worth the visit. It is a fairly large complex with many buildings...More

Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Tatev Monastery was built in 895 (9th century). It is located in Syunik Province in southeastern Armenia. The main church is St. Poghos Petros and inside you feel the huge belief of christian armenians in God. You can reach the monastery by the aerial tramway...More

Thank Alra96
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

An amazing place. Tatev is a large monastic complex with magnificent views. It has not been fully reconstructed yet but still has lot of buildings to explore. The evening relihious service is a special one as it feels like a mixture of Christianity and Muslim...More

Thank FrenchTraveller001
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Hotel Mirhav
193 reviews
10.48 miles away
Fenix Complex
3 reviews
13.95 miles away
Jermuk Ashkharh Sanatorium
7 reviews
44.32 miles away
Ararat Health SPA
7 reviews
44.37 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Old Halidzor Restaurant
5 reviews
1.45 miles away
Hatseni Tavern
7 reviews
6.89 miles away
79 reviews
10.02 miles away
Renaissance Tea House & Restaurant
24 reviews
40.29 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 attractions in Tatev
Vorotnavank Monastery
14 reviews
10.63 miles away
Halidzor Fortress
9 reviews
12.40 miles away
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
75 reviews
12.85 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Maxima C
December 30, 2017|
Response from UNNIMAYA | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you visit the website of Wings of Tatev for the latest information. According to the website they are closed from Dec 29 to Jan 6
April 11, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Zuzanna K | Reviewed this property |
Hi! As I remamber there are no buses from Yerevan to Tatev. But if you planning stay for a few days you can find some hostels for example in Goris (it's about 30km form Tatev) and in Goris you won't have any problem to find... More