Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 2000
Size of heritage: 2.70 ha
- Buffer zone: 40 ha
The monastery of Geghard contains a number of churches and tombs, most of them cut into the rock, which illustrate the very peak of Armenian medieval architecture. The complex of medieval buildings is set into a landscape of great natural beauty, surrounded by towering cliffs at the entrance to the Azat Valley.
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Large airport - 21 mi (35 km) Gyumri Shirak Airport
Medium airport - 64 mi (104 km) Nakhchivan Airport
Medium airport - 76 mi (122 km) Ganja Airport
Medium airport - 89 mi (144 km) Kars Airport
Medium airport - 93 mi (150 km) Ağrı Airport
Medium airport - 100 mi (162 km) Tbilisi International Airport
Large airport - 105 mi (169 km) Khoy Airport
Small airport - 120 mi (194 km) Tabriz International Airport
Large airport - 160 mi (258 km) Erzurum International Airport
Large airport - 192 mi (310 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Sharur City
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.