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Noravank Monastery

Noravank Monastery Road | Areni, Areni, Armenia
+7 965 088-77-55
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“red rocks” (6 reviews)
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Noravank Monastery Road | Areni, Areni, Armenia
Noravank Monastery Road | Areni, Areni, Armenia
+7 965 088-77-55
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most important places to visit if you are travelling in Armenia! Noravank is great! A masterpiece of Armenian architecture surrounded with beautiful nature.

1  Thank Alex G
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Just an incredibly beautiful place to visit. Noravank means “New Monastery” in Armenian language and since it was built in 13th century that means its kinda new around here since many places are a 1000 years old or more. The stunning location in the red...More

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Noravanq is a place that worth to visit if you have chance. There you can feel nature of Armenians. It will be very memorable place. Its a place with reach impressions.

1  Thank varuordo
Reviewed 13 November 2017

One of the highlights of a visit to Armenia. Built in 1105, the main church of Surp Astvatsatin is of early christian architecture and contains a magnificent carving if Christ with Saints. Peter and Paul. On the site are two other churches and an excellent...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This monastery was one of the highlights of my trip to Armenia and is most definitely a must see attraction. It is beautiful inside and outside. The surrounding mountains are spectacular.

1  Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful 13-century monastery complex with 3 ancient churches is located in a peaceful valley not far away from rhe famous wine region of Areni. An excellent idea to end the visit with a wine tasting stop at Areni.

Thank NerdyTraveler_KJ
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This maybe the most beautiful monastery I have seen in Armenia, it's not only about the architecture of the building, but unbelievably beautiful surroundings add dozen of emotions. We arrived there near to sunset, and the orange light of the sun made the picture more...More

Thank attlanttida
Reviewed 26 September 2017

As we were approaching this monastery and our driver pointed up to it, my heart skipped a beat. In such an isolated area surrounded by stunning mountains is this gorgeous little monastery. The setting leaves you lost for words. Quite a narrow set of stairs...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If there are monestries you have to visit while in Armenia this one easily tops the list largely due to its dramatic surroundings which are like out of Laurence of Arabia. You will notice the different architectures and if your very careful ascend the stairs...More

1  Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is by far the most beautiful monastery in Armenia. This is definitely not to miss whatever you plan to see in Armenia. Next to it is a restaurant, but be aware that it closes quite early. At about 5-5.30 pm it was already closed

Thank Tomasz M
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Response from Jano15 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the road will be covered by a car. You need to walk about 2 mins to reach the church. The road is very lovely and it's a must see place. Go for it!!