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Monastery in Sevan


A pagan temple once occupied this elevated site overlooking the lake, but was replaced by a now-ruined church in the 4th century. Two further churches, Surp Astvatsatsin and Surp Arakelots (aka Surp Karapet), were b…
Armenian in Sevan

Ashot Yerkat Restaurant

Located off the stairs leading to the monastery, this place has a huge dining terrace with partially obscured lake views. You'll need to share one of the long tables, as the restaurant is set up for the large tour g…
Armenian in Sevan

Zanazan Restaurant

Well, this one's a surprise. Housed in a huge barnlike building constructed with local stone, this excellent restaurant serves the best food in the region. The unusual and salads and barbecued ishkhan (trout) are pa…