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Stepanakert - Capital of Artsakh

Stepanakert - Capital of Artsakh

Nagorno (Mountainous) Karabakh Republic, also called Artsakh Republic by the locals, is located in the…

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Vernissage Market

Vernissage Market

Vernissage is a large open-air market in Yerevan.It lies along Aram and Buzand streets. The…

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Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum

Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum

Hovhannes Tumanyan was an Armenian writer and public activist. He is considered to be the…

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Getik Valley Rural Tour

Getik Valley Rural Tour

2 Days/1 Night Price Upon Request

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Armenia & Georgia

Armenia & Georgia

10 days from 826 EUR

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Tegher Monastery Complex

The 13th century monastery is located in the same name village in the Region of Aragatsotn. It was built for Princess Khatun (also known as Mamakhatun), the wife of Prince Vache Vachutian who had purchased the district of Aragatzotn from the Zakarian brothers. The architect Vardapet Aghbayrik designed Tegher and the monasteries of Saghmosavank and Hovhannavank during the 13th century. The monastery survived intact during a time when Mongol invasions plagued the lands.

Not far from the monastery you will find the ruins of the 9th century Tegher village (Old Tegher) where still a few foundations may be seen alongside with Tukh Manuk funerary chapel of the 5th century.

 

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