Aghavnavank is also known as Aghnabat monastery and is located in Aghnabat forest, which is distinguished by its reddish tree. In the south side of the memorial there are remains of many buildings, most probably the residential and economic buildings of the church. Church lithography is poor. There are traces of engravings on the frontal part of the vestry that are typical to the art of lithography of the 12th-13th centuries.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Aghavnavank Monastery by a private car or with the help of various travel companies which offer regular excursions and tours to different sights of the country. Due to the geographical location of Aghavnavank Monastery the trip will not seem long.
The high season in Armenia lasts for a long time due to the pleasant climate conditions. Warm days in Armenia start in March and last until late autumn; winter is usually snowless and not long. The high precipitation season is variable. The tourist season for Aghavnavank Monastery depends on the weather conditions.
The local yews (taxus) are 300-400 years old, their height reaches 25 m, and the trunk diameter is about 0.7-0.9 m. The yew wood was also used to make weapons, tools, furniture and even water pipes.
The church does not function, but many years ago, a priest conducted a baptism ceremony for all unbaptized residents of Aghavnavank.
А few meters away from the entrance visitors turned one of the trees into a “dream tree”, tying handkerchiefs to the branches and making wishes.
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