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      VAHANAVANK MONASTERY

      Vahanavank monastery complex is located about 5 km south-west from Kapan, in Syunik province. Vahan, Prince Dzagik’s son, founded the monastery in 10th century. The monastery was called Vahanavank in his honor. The monastery complex consists of St. Gregory the Illuminator church, a narthex, a column hall and St. Astvatsatsin two-storey church. The church complex, the column hall and the courtyard were rebuilt in 1046 by Prince Grigor. Vahanavank is rich in inscriptions. The lithographs on many khachkars and gravestones testify the fact that Vahanavank was a royal pantheon.

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      How to get Vahanavank Monastery from Yerevan

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

      Weather in Syunik

      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 Vahanavank Monastery depends on the weather conditions.

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