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Visiting Haghpat Monastery in Northern Armenia

Armenia has monasteries coming out of its ears so the country isn’t short of them by any stretch. However we had about 10 days in Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh so had to pick and choose which ones we wanted to check out. The first of these (more to follow) was Haghpat Monastery which is in Read more about Visiting Haghpat Monastery in Northern Armenia[…]

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Visiting Garni Temple in Armenia

Armenia is blessed and bunged with more temples, churches and monasteries than you can count. So while in the country you will want to tick a load of them off. Garni is an unusual one, so you should get it on your list. Not your bog standard Armenian Monastery, Garni is a Greek temple situated Read more about Visiting Garni Temple in Armenia[…]

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Visiting Sanahin Monastery in Northern Armenia

This won’t be the last you hear of Armenian Monasteries on here – there are stacks of them and we must have seen over 20 and personally visited over 10 during our stay in the country, including Haghpat and Garni Temple(not a monastery though), plus Gandzasar in Nagorno Karabakh. Each monastery has its own thing Read more about Visiting Sanahin Monastery in Northern Armenia[…]

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Visiting Gandzasar Monastery Near Vank, Nagorno Karabakh

While backpacking in Nagorno Karabakh, there are more sights to see and things to do than I first imagined. In the end 3 days and 3 nights in the region wasn’t enough, but we did squeeze in some awesome stuff in that time. Having a choice between Dadivank and Gandzasar Monasteries (we didn’t have time Read more about Visiting Gandzasar Monastery Near Vank, Nagorno Karabakh[…]

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