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The Monastery of Geghard

Geghard, Armenia
+7 965 088-77-55
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Geghard, Armenia
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Reviewed yesterday

Founded in C4th by Gregory the illuminator it was named after the lance that pierced Christ's side. It is built on the site of a sacred stream. Some of the buildings are carved out of the rock face others are free standing. It is lovely...More

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Armenia twice and have been here both times. Aesthetically, historically and spiritually a magnificent place to visit. Maybe you might be as lucky as I was and hear an impromptu concert also. Don't forget to poke your head into every nook...More

Thank mazda65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Religious or not, see this beautiful place and let its quiet beauty engulf you. Altough very simple, it is very impressive, especially the rock carvings. I really have no words but go see it. The large number of tourists was a bit distracting, but hey,...More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see, the vendors when you walk up are selling Gata Bread the same recipe for thousands of years.There is Katch Kars on the trail up and then you see the artist painting the church features.The Church has the presence of all that...More

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

although it's full of tourists and prayers it was really interesting to spend time here; monastery is partially carved out of the mountain, surrounded by cliffs and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site there is a very specific, hard to describe atmosphere of...More

Thank Justyna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful monestry that mixes christian and prechristian tradition is build partially into the side of a cave and consists of three antichambers. The carvings in the cave chambers are patricularly interesting and unique -we witnessed a short armenian choral concert which was particularly beautiful...More

Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in Armenia you should take the tour Garni-Gegard - Lake Sevan. We took the tour from Onewaytour.com. A very good agency that provides tours in Russian, English and Armenian languages. By the way if you take tours from them, they provide a free 2...More

Thank Zhan_el86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful place with nice historical buildings and amazing landscape. Located between beautiful green mountains. It's a nice play to visit

Thank Kaveh N
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Visited Geghard Monastery on the day of Armenia's national festival The Blessing of the Grapes. Attended the service, partook of the blessed spring waters, and was amazed by the views. Wish we had longer to visit, but were in a tour group on a schedule!

Thank ruppertbaird
Reviewed 12 August 2017

If one has the chance to see only one church or monastery in Armenia, then Geghard is probably the best choice. Today a UNESCO World Heritage Site it is easily combined with a visit to the Garni Temple, which is only about 9km further down...More

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Mandy C
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Response from Mohsen F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sure you can. There is not much steps. Concerning bus i think there are, we saw taxies there.