Monastery Sevanavank, Sevan

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Enjoy a visit to the picturesque site of Monastery Sevanavank, an ancient religious complex that overlooks Lake Sevan. Situated on a peninsula that was once an island before the water level dropped, the monastery stands atop a hill, with scenic views of the lake and the often snow-capped slopes in the backdrop. You'll need to climb a number of stairs to reach the site, but you'll be rewarded with inspiring panoramic views. Explore the two historic churches, most likely dating from the 9th century and exhibiting a typical, simple Armenian style of architecture. You can plan Sevan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • I loveeeee it... The architecture... The view... The feeling you get when you are on a 2000 m altitude surrounded by the amazing lake sevan. No words can describe it. Can't wait to go back.  more »
  • As far as monasteries go, this place is pretty small. I think they are still practicing here and most of the buildings are closed. The church happened to be open the day we went and there was a...  more »
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