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Lake Sevan, Sevan, Armenia
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All reviewssevan lakegreat viewbeautiful placeabove sea levelduring summerworth the effortvisit this placelunch timesurrounding mountainsgreat photossmall churchesworth the climbkeep in mindwild flowerswell worth the visitlate afternoonvisit armenia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nestled on the top of the SEvan peninsula this monastery has been well refurbished so the complex itself is nice, but combined with the stunning views of the lake around the peninsula it makes this quite touristic site definitely worth a visit. Would recommend going...More

Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing location with a beautiful set of twin churches. originally on an island now easily accessible peninsula this is a must do in sevan

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ancient monastery was built on a small island starting from the VIII century and it modern facilities are still in use. The old structures at the top are the Holy Mother of God and Holy Apostles churches and the maze like ruins of the...More

Thank P E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glorious setting for two churches and one ruin. It is amazing to walk through the ruins, parts of which date to the 4th century. The views are incredible. But, the place is in a poor state of preservation, marred by commercial activity all the way...More

1  Thank tlthompsonlbb
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Expected this monastery to be more scenic with a lake setting but it didn't really impress. The church is still in use to this day and a ceremony happened to take place when we visited. There is no entrance fee but you must pay to...More

Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The setting is beautiful, on a hill overlooking the lake. However, the monastery itself is nothing special and falls short compared to Sanahin monastery ( that sadly is not in TripAdvisor but is amazing and worth the drive) or to Geghard monastery

Thank shay m
Reviewed 3 July 2018

definitely worth the climb from the lake.. amazing views and the churches and the old fort ruins are a bonus.. if you are visiting the lake and are lazy enough to skip the climb, you are definitely missing out!!

1  Thank JoeyMatt
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The view of the lake, the feeling of being back in history, the simple beauty inside the small churches of the monastery, the breeze coming from the mountains.... EVERY SINGLE THING in this place makes you have such a good feeling. I was there for...More

Thank Levi_Jonatas
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Decent Monastery (still active), but it’s trumped by the gorgeous views offered of Lake Sevan. Great photo ops.

Thank xcheck28
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice views at the top and many souvenirs shops. It may be challenging though for ones with disabilities because of the 250 steps (not as big as Santorini's stairs, though). In general, it's easy to reach the top as they have a side support...More

1  Thank Karim F
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