Deghdznut Monastery monastery is one of the most valuable monuments of medieval Armenian architecture. It is located in the valley of the Khndzorkut river, in the forest. It was founded by Archimandrite Arakel from Tarson city in Cilicia, his destroyed gravestone was preserved in the narthex of the complex (1292). The panoramic view of the forest-covered mountains opens from here, and in front of it, the historic Berdakar, the fortress of the Mahanaberd monarchs, is located on to the cliff. The complex consists of a church, a narthex and a chapel. There is a cemetery and the ruins of the village of the same name around the monastery.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Deghdznut 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 Deghdznut 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 Deghdznut Monastery depends on the weather conditions.
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