Geghard Monastery, Armenia The monastery of Geghard (Armenian: Գեղարդ, meaning spear) is a unique architectural construction in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the main chapel was built in 1215, the monastery complex was founded in the 4th century by Gregory the Illuminator at the site of a sacred spring inside a cave.

Geghard Monastery, Armenia The monastery of Geghard (Armenian: Գեղարդ, meaning spear) is a unique architectural construction in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the main chapel was built in 1215, the monastery complex was founded in the 4th century by Gregory the Illuminator at the site of a sacred spring inside a cave.

Odzun Church, near Alaverdi, Armenia

Explore: Oct 2007 The Church of Odzun is located in the village by the same name near Alaverdi in the Republic of Armenia.

Dilijan, Armenia

Dilijan, Armenia

Norvank monastery in the spring. The 13th century monastery is situated in a gorge near Yeghegnadzor, Armenia, and is only a couple of hours away from Yerevan, Armenia's capital.

Norvank monastery in the spring. The century monastery is situated in a gorge near Yeghegnadzor, Armenia, and is only a couple of hours away from Yerevan, Armenia's capital.

Armenians | The seventh-century Armenian church of St. Thaddeus in Azerbaijan ...

The seventh-century Armenian church of St. Thaddeus in Azerbaijan Province, Iran, is one of three monasteries in northwestern Iran given World Heritage status by UNESCO in July St. Stepanos Church and the Chapel of Dzordzor were also added to the list.

Yerevan, Armenia.

Yerevan, Armenia.

UNESCO World Heritage Site:        Sanahin ("Սանահին" in Armenian) is a village in the Northern Lori province of Armenia, now considered part of the city of Alaverdi.  A UNESCO site along with monasteries in Haghpat.  ARMENIA

UNESCO World Heritage Site: Sanahin ("Սանահին" in Armenian) is a village in the Northern Lori province of Armenia, now considered part of the city of Alaverdi. A UNESCO site along with monasteries in Haghpat.

"The hidden Chapel" Horomayr, near Odzun, Armenia

"The hidden Chapel" Horomayr, near Odzun, Armenia

armenian cathedral in spring...Lived  there two years. Loved it ➰ quaint little church

akdamar cathedral armenian cathedral in spring. Loved it ➰ quaint little church

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