Attractions

Monastery in Ashtarak

Surp Gevorg

This handsome 17th-century church is located in the neighbourhood of Mughni, on the northern edge of Ashtarak. It features striped bands of stone around its central drum, a classic half-folded umbrella cupola, an ar…
Monastery in Ashtarak

Hovhannavank

Perched on the edge of the Kasagh Gorge, this monastery in the village of Ohanavan was once an important educational and theological center where manuscripts were written and illuminated. It has two adjoining church…
Monastery in Ashtarak

Saghmosavank

Located in the village of the same name, Saghmosavank (Monastery of Palms) was built on the edge of the Kasagh Gorge and comprises two main church buildings: the Church of Zion and the smaller Church of Karapet; bot…