Lake Sevan attractions

Cemetery in Lake Sevan


Approximately 900 khachkars (headstones) dating from as far back as the 10th-century dot this breathtaking cemetery on the western edge of Lake Sevan. Legend has it that an invading army was forced to take cover as …
Monastery in Sevanavank Peninsula


A pagan temple once occupied this elevated site overlooking the lake, but was replaced by a now-ruined church in 305. Two further churches, Surp Astvatsatsin and Surp Arakelots (aka Surp Karapet), were built in the …