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NORAVANK MONASTERY

NORAVANK MONASTERY

Noravank was built by Hovhannes bishop in 1105.It was reconstructed in XIII-XIV under the sponsorship of Orbelians ruling family. Noravank monastery complex consists of St. Karapet, St. Grigor and St. Astvatsatsin churches and vestibule (narthex). The...
KHOR VIRAP MONASTERY

KHOR VIRAP MONASTERY

This monastery is situated in the place where Artashat historical capital of Armenia was. In the place of today’s monastery was the royal prison, where prisoners sentenced to death were kept. According to historians Gregory Enlightener was kept here t...