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Noravank Monastery

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Address: Noravank Monastery Road | Areni, Areni, Armenia
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+7 965 088-77-55
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USD 26.00*
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Day Trip: Khor Virap,Noravank, Jermuk and Areni Winery from Yerevan
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USD 120.00*
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Day Trip to Tatev Monastery
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USD 21.00*
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Small Group Day Trip to Khor Virap, Noravank and Areni Winery

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Enchanting

Along my tour I came here and it was surreal so peaceful and quiet. It was winter with snow and so enchanting. A lovely site to walk around and read about the history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Along my tour I came here and it was surreal so peaceful and quiet. It was winter with snow and so enchanting. A lovely site to walk around and read about the history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

From the entrance to the monastery to the structure itself, everything is breath taking. It is also known as the Holy Mother of God church. Red mountains surround this monastery which make it more breath taking. Really worth the long drive.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Against the Red Mountain background, the Noravank Monastery blends it colour together with nature's. Going to the site from the river (by the main road) is astonishing - seems like the serpentine road is slithering across mountain. This monastery stood the test of time and its colour doesn't lack its lustre. It was drizzling when we arrived so the colour... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

For me Noravank monastery is the best Armenian Christian site. Not only architecture but landscape is incredible

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Yazd, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

On our way to Yerevan from Jermuk, we had a visit of this beautiful monastery. It was not too far from the main road. You will enjoy the silent peaceful environment of this monastery. There is also a souvenirs shop there.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

the most amazing church in the world! the most amazing place in Universe! i love Noravanq and every single rock and plant there! i can`t describe what i feel about this place but i know i have strong connection with it! you haven`t seen Armenia if you haven`t seen Noravanq! before going there please read the legend and story of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Armenian Monastery out of the typical red stones. It's located at the very end of a valley. The way to get there offers great views! Normal price for Taxis: 100 amd per kilometer plus 1000 amd for each hour waiting at a place during you visit a sight. Make sure that they put the kilometer counter to 0 before starting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This 13th century monastery is totally worth visiting. It situated in the narrow gorge and surrounded by astounding red cliffs. Thanks to the fact that I was there off season, there were no other tourists! It was an incredible feeling to just stand there and listen to the nature while looking at the man made masterpiece. It is a very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This review is quite late. I booked the Hyur Services group tour package which includes Noravank Monastery, Areni, and Khor Virap. The building is simply beautiful but the location is really awesome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The monastic complex houses several churches from the 13th century, when the Mongols ruled this part of the world as well as the ruins of an earlier church. The renovated churches were build by several generations of the same ruling family. The larger church, which also has the gavit, has some very nice carvings on the outside, the figures appearing... More 

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