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Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

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Full-day Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries Tour from Yerevan
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Both monasteries are on the unesco list and both are a must see as they are different and unique in their own ways. The surrounding view of Haghpat monestary is beautiful too. Plus the 2 monasteries are not far apart. Perhaps within 30 mins' drive...More

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the two monasteries on our way from Tbilisi to Yerevan. They are both situatet in very beautiful surroundings, and Haghpat really is a gem with. Most of the constructions are from the 12th century. An architectural splendour and some nice frescos! You should...More

Thank arg02
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Besides the monastery you can enjoy the beauty of the soundings. The floor is full of funerary slabs and according to our guide, in the old times it was a good thing to step over them. Besides churches, these were also schools. Interesting to me,...More

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Both Sanahin and Haghpat are incredibly well-conserved examples of Armenian Christian architecture. The black stone used for their construction, and their remote, mountainous location might make you think they're alien constructions. They' re far away from Yerevan unfortunately, but it's a beautiful road to go...More

Thank Ben_RC2013
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The monastry at Haghpat is astonishing in it's size, scale and design being the largest of all monasteries in Armenia. It also has a wonderful dome and some frescos, albeit faint to see. They are also set in an excellent location on hilt tops. Well...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Visited these two monasteries on the drive from Tbilisi to Yerevan. Impressive and well maintained from as early as the 10th century. There was a small service with women singing hymns, which was amazing and the acoustics are fantastic. Absolutely stunning sites.

Thank CK_Aussie_girl
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

If in the South Tatev then In the north Haghpat. One of the Armenian treasure. When you are in Haghpat don't forget to pray for your salvation.

Thank gaggri
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Very good churches to visit on the way to sevan lake and dilidjan! All armenian churches look alike , they have a typical dome...and they are full of history..

Thank mariannefadel
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Haghpat Monastery, is a medieval monastery complex in Haghpat, Armenia. The monastery was founded by Queen Khosrovanuysh, wife of the Bagratid king Ashot III, probably in 976. The nearby monastery at Sanahin was built around the same time. The location of Haghpat Monastery was chosen...More

2  Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

If you visit this place make sure to take a guided tour, you will learn lots of interesting facts about this place!

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Response from JohnGuidon | Reviewed this property |
Hello, myself and two friends did that trip from Tbilisi. Our trip picked us up from our Airbnb in Tbilisi and we drove to Haghpat and one other monastery and then on to Sevan Lake. We used Tkemali Tour and their trip called... More