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On Geghard wall

Geghard

Geghard Monastery

 

 

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Geghard - Medieval Armenian Monastery. It is located in the Kotayk province (Armenia). Geghard was founded in the 4th century, but the main cathedral was built in 1215. Geghard Monastery  is surrounded by high walls on three sides and the mountain on the fourth. You can enter the churches which are interconnected. There is some water in a small pond/stream in one chamber carved into the mountain, and the acoustics are great throughout.. There are many caves around the monastery complex.

 During Middle ages Geghard Monastery became the spiritual center of the region which was under the  rule of Zakarian later Proshyan princes.

Today Geghard monastery is one of the most popular places in Armenia.

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View -Ghegard Monastery

 View -Geghard Monastery

Ghegard Monastery

Geghard Monastery

Ghegard Monastery

Ghegard Monastery

Ghegard during the winter

Geghard during the winter

Geghard

Geghard

View from Geghard

View from Geghard

Outside

Outside

Gates

Monastery' Gates

Khachkars

Geghard Khachkars

Khachkars

Khachkars

Khachkars

Khachkars from Geghard

Khachkars

two khachkars in Geghard

Armenian text

Armenian text on Geghard Monastery wall

On Geghard wall

On Geghard wall

Armenian cross

Armenian cross in Geghard

Symbol (emblem) of Armenian princes

Inside

Symbol (emblem) of Armenian princes

Symbol (emblem) of Armenian princes

Inside

Symbol (emblem) of Armenian princes

 

Geghard-inside

Inside

 

Armenian cross

Armenian cross

 

Armenian cross

Armenian cross on Geghard wall

Geghard-inside

Inside

Geghard-inside

Inside

Geghard-inside

Inside

Armenian cross

Inside

 

Spring in Geghard Monastery

Spring in Geghard Monastery

Geghard-inside

Inside

 

 

 

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