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      HERMON MONASTERY

      Hermon Monastery founded in 936 by the Syunik prince Smbat and bishop Hakob was famous as a major religious and cultural center where outstanding philosophers, artists and authors of various manuscripts carried out their activities. One of the disciple of the Armenian thinker and teacher Esai Nchetsi settled here in 1338 and laid the foundation for the creation of a new modern school – the school of the Hermon Monastery. The ancient architectural monument today is a three-nave basilica with two basalt columns. The dome and part of the southern wall are destroyed. A large area around the temple is enclosed by walls inside of which you can see the ruins of old buildings.

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      How to get Hermon monastery from Yerevan?

      The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Hermon 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 Hermon monastery the trip will not seem long.

      Weather in Hermon

      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 Hermon monastery depends on the weather conditions.

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