Matosavank Monastery is located near Dilijan resort city. The monastic complex consists of a church with destroyed dome, a narthex and the ancient book depository. The construction of the church dates back to 1205 which is evidenced by the inscription on the facade of the building. Rough-hewn stone elements of different shapes and sizes were used to erect the architectural monument. Entrance to the church is decorated with cross stones and only one window illuminates the inner room on the west side. The abandoned monastery attracts fans of the unknown.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Matosavank 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 Matosavank 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 Matosavank monastery depends on the weather conditions.
There are two churches and a narthex in the monastery. Today the churches are half-ruined. There are khachkars and inscriptions on the walls.
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