Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
View photos from OUR PLACE the World Heritage collection
The Monastery of Geghard (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 2000
Size of heritage: 2.70 ha
- Buffer zone: 40 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 44,797°
Latitude: 40,159°

About

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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Hotels and places to stay

Garnitoun Hotel Garnitoun

Address
Distance: 4,9 mi
Village Gar. Marzpetuni 8
2215 Abovyan
Armenia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from the area

Geghard monastery, Armenia

Published: June 30, 2014
Length: 03:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davit Tchalidze

taken with nikon D600.

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