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      SAMSON’S MONASTERY

      Samson Monastery is located on a level overlooking the left bank of Samson River, surrounded by a forest. It is hidden in the forest and is far from the residential areas. The complex consists of two churches, a ruined chapel, residential and auxiliary buildings. The only entry is from the western side. Octagonal drum is that is round from the inside is very remarkable and is decorated with rhinoceros. The walls of the church were covered with frescoes, from which separate pieces were preserved. The chapel was built on the northern side of the monastery. It once had a vaulted ceiling decorated with frescos. 

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      How to get Samson Monastery from Yerevan

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

      Weather in Tavush

       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 Samson Monastery depends on the weather conditions.

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