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Kecharis Monastery

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Address: Road to Tsakhkadzor, Tsakhkadzor, Armenia
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Beautiful Orthodox Church

There are actually three hurches/chapels next to each other with a forth across the street. A peaceful place to visit.

Reviewed 3 days ago
San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are actually three hurches/chapels next to each other with a forth across the street. A peaceful place to visit.

Thank Caraduras
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I have seen many historical buildings, monasteries in Armenia, and this monastery became one of my famous place!

Thank Siranna D
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a must see Monastery. Not like any monastery that I have seen before. I don't know how far it dates back but it gives you an idea on how it was 1000 years ago. It was even more beautiful with Snow

Thank Wajd G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is the first monastery we visited as the location is very near to Alpina Tsaghkadzor Hotel The place was full of snow and a very nice place to visit during winter.

Thank JoyMarie17
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Was there in Feb 2017. Could have spent a few hours here. If you want to go there to spend some time in prayer, try to find quieter times, it is well worth it.

Thank z g
Tsakhkadzor, Armenia
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1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Kecharis Monastery is indeed one of Armenian treasure, one of their 101 monasteries! A monastery that is strong enough to still stand since year BC until now.

Thank Villadzor A
Yerevan, Armenia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It is 100% worth visiting this church when you visit Tsaghkadzor. It is on the way to the ropeway, and you will have unforgettable memories there.

Thank Arsen A
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I have visit this church for many times but every time I find something new in this place. Advise tourists to visit Tsakhkadzor espacially Kecharis church and hotel Kecharis.

Thank Narek P
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

a must see location if you are ever in tsakhkadzor. the monastery dates back to 11th to 13th century.

Thank Lana M
New York, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is more like a complex of churches all of different sizes which made for an exciting opportunity to capture great pictures. The grounds are nice and we found parking easy although in the winter I am sure very difficult.

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