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Lake Sevan, Noratus, Hayravank, Sevanavank Trip from Yerevan
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Hayravank, Armenia
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This was another beautiful Monastery in a stunning setting. The Monastery was positioned right next to the lake on a bit of a hill with amazing views. The stonework and carvings of the monastery were intricate and very typical of many of the other monasteries....More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

After have seen lots of churches on top of mountains, this one is on the lake and this is its best feature, since it has nothing spectacular as other can have. But it's a good pit stop if coming after some hours of driving.

Thank MirkoSpino
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Hayravank is located at the top of a hill, which guarantees great views over lake Sevan. Inside, you can buy candles from the lady at your left hand side (about 0.15 Euros each). This is a place of silence.

Thank rgrol
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Not far from Sevanavank monastery, this one is also on Lake Sevan. Again, while in good shape, it's not too amazingly different from other monasteries, but this one had a hidden km long tunnel (now closed by the Soviets).

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Not as impressive as Sevan Monastery but it's a nice and quiet place to enjoy the lake view without the crowd...well worth the detour from Sevan town.

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Situated on a hillock the small church (9th centuray) overlooks the extended lake. It can be reached by following a short dustroad. Inside on should admire the columns, carved with crosses. The cupola consists of a drum and a conical dome above it at the...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I love the place. Overlooking lake sevan. It was quiet. It was funny that when we went there it was a sunny day and suddenly it just started to get dark and windy. A few raindrops. And for a few minutes the sun came to...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Not so many people come here, so it is a good alternative to Sevanavank, if you do not like to deal with tourists! Either take a minibus from Sevan, or hitch hike.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The monastery is near the lake Sevan and to reach it I made a pleasant walk to the hill where there is a nice view on the lake. The monastery is small but attractive.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

One of the most amazing churches in Armenia. Built around 10th century this small but very impressive church located on the shore of lake Sevan is one of the most impressive buildings in Armenia. Must see.

Thank ab2030
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