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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit on a short holiday. We were there from 28th Nov to 2nd Dec 2018. Aram from Gira Travels had created an excellent ittiniary to suit our days. And our host Arman was excellent, very friendly, took us to the best food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful 11th century monastic sure recently lavishly restored by an Armenian philanthropist currently living in Russia. It's about 60km or so from Yerevan very close to the ski resort of Tsakhkadzor. There are three churches, two chapels and a gavit mausoleum. On our visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Pleasant walk and excellent views of beautiful 3 AD monetary. The history of this country very deep . People very kind

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is one of oldest monastery in the north west part of Tsakhkadzor.This was built in 11th to 13th centuryies.This is consisting of 4 churches ...of which one is big enough.One destroyed mausoleum also there. Must visit ad offer prayer.Dont forget to buy candles and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jothilingam E
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This monastery is set on top of a hill and had three different chapels. We were lucky visiting this place when it was not busy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 349Traveller
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Its nested in the central square of Kecharis. The area is beautiful and historic monastery buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

It’s a very very beautiful Monastery. I like the reconstruction (90s - 2000s), it kept the ancient atmosphere (dating back to 11th century).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ani K
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Kecharis is a very nice monastery complex to visit, but make sure you visit with a knowledgeable guide as the interesting bit is the history behind it and certain structures within it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 878karimf
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Kecharis Monastery is beautiful in the wintertime, and if you're in the area, worth the visit. Vasily Grossman famously wrote about this place in his book, An Armenian Sketchbook. The meditative silence is abundant in its hallowed walls. It’s beautifully maintained, and an active place...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Amazing monastery that have 3 churches (Saint Grigor Church - is the biggest one , Surp Nshan Church and Katoghike Church). Outside the churches you can see the tombs of the late significant or well-known people during that era. No entrance to pay.

Date of experience: December 2017
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I went there with a group, so we had our bus. I don't know if there is a bus service from the near city but I saw a lot of bus in the area and in front of the Monastery entry there was a bus stop. When you will arrive... More
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