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GARNI TEMPLE

GARNI TEMPLE

The fortress of Garni was a mighty fortress well known from chronicles (Cornelius Tacitus, Movses Khorenatsi, etc.). It was built on a cape-in naturally defended place. The structures of Garni combine elements of Hellenistic and national culture. The...
GEGHARD MONASTERY

GEGHARD MONASTERY

Monastery is built in the place of a small IV century chapel. It was called Ayrivank(Cave Monastery) but its name was changed into Geghard in 13th century when according to the legend the legendary spear(that pierced Christ) was brought here. Monastery...