This time we are going to discover the unique monastic complexes of Tavush.
The first halt will be the one of Gosh village – Goshavank: one of the best medieval, religious and educational centers of time, which was named after Mkhitar Gosh, who is considered to be one of the founders of the monastery.
Our next destination will be the half-ruined Armenian monastic complex of the 11th-12th centuries, Aghavnavank, located in the village of Aghavnavan. Besides it’s architectural feature, the monastery is also famous for a folk legend connected with it, pursuant to which one of the Armenian princes, who fell hopelessly in love with a beautiful woman named Nabat, builds a church in memory of his love, kills himself, and, at the last moment, calls out “Agh Nabat”. Our last halt will be in 13th century monastic complex Makaravank, formerly called Agravavank. It’s famous for the originality, variety, wealth and uniqueness of ornaments.
P.S. The hiking to Aghavnavank is about 3 km.
1. guide service
Starting place - Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory
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