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Odzun Church

Off H-35 & M-6, Odzun, Alaverdi, Armenia
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Another great Armenian church

Another great Armenian church. Great place to go visit then walk to a neighboroughing village with... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Scarlett G
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Very inspiring place

Odzun church is a bit off the main sights but clearly worth a visit. During my trip through Armenia... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Iqoqo
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Off H-35 & M-6, Odzun, Alaverdi, Armenia
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Another great Armenian church. Great place to go visit then walk to a neighboroughing village with looking forward tours. If you're short on time Sanahin and Haghbad are more impressive but the monument on the grounds is impressive and the bird life was sweet to...More

Thank Scarlett G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Odzun church is a bit off the main sights but clearly worth a visit. During my trip through Armenia it was one of the highlights. The deviation of the blocked road between Vanadzor and Alaverdi leads through the village. The church has its fundaments built...More

Thank Iqoqo
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is quite a large church, built in the 5th to 7th century. The outside has some of the original, but weathered, carvings remaining. Furthermore, there is a colonnade on 2 sides on the outside, quite unique in Armenia. Inside there are three aisles, but...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The most exciting thing is the road to reach it. First: this is the first road that is in very good condition. Second: the strong slope on a superb scenery. The church by itself is nothing so exciting. only a few interesting remains.

Thank cc_1949
Reviewed 23 May 2016

A beautiful church in a beautiful setting that hardly anyone visits. Take the bus up from Aliverdi and walk down enjoying the stupendous views

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 22 May 2016

When i was there, there was a priest who gave a very nice tour and explain every stone of the church

Thank Bram d
Reviewed 19 May 2016

it is a beautiful basilica but i had to take a taxi specifically for this place. Make sure that you come during day time as a local priest is there.

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The church is located in Lori Province which is the greenest place in Armenia. The Monastery is very beautiful and unique. But location is just great. I have visited the place for couple of hours but it is a great idea to have an overnight...More

Thank Ashot81
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Odzun is a major and historic village in the Lori Province of Armenia. It is situated on a plateau above the left bank of the Debed river gorge, about a thousand metres above the Yerevan–Tiblisi highway, a few kilometres south of the town of Alaverdi....More

Thank Elen A
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Odzun Church located on top of a mountain on a village/town called Odzun. We we entered the church we saw that its under maintenance so got little bit disaappointed. We didnt stay much here and on our way out we met the Priest and he...More

Thank BuRaiR
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