Private tour to Haghpat, Sanahin, Odzun, Dsegh
The monastery of Haghpat, founded by Queen Khosrovanush (wife of the Armenian King Ashot III) in AD 976, consists of one narthex, two corridor-sepulchers, a refectory, a scriptorium, the Chapel of Hamazasp, a belfry, several chapel-tombs and cross-stones (khachkars)․
Sanahin used to be the administrative centre and family burial place of the Kyurikyan Bagratids (10th and 11th centuries), as well as the Episcopal residence for the diocese (until the 11th century). The Sanahin monastery contains St Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God), St Amenaprkich (Redeemer) and St Grigor Churches, narthex, scriptorium, belfry and academy.
Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries are placed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Odzun Church is an Armenian basilica constructed around the 5th-7th century in the Odzun village of the Lori Province of Armenia. From the northern and southern sides of the temple there are arched galleries – a rare feature of Armenian temples architecture. There are a number of khachkars around the temple. On one side of the Debed River you will visit the picturesque village of Dsegh - the birthplace of the famous Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan. Tumanyan wrote poems, quatrains, ballads, novels, fables, critical and journalistic articles. During the tour you will visit the House-Museum museum of Hovhannes Tumanyan.
Duration: 11-12 hrs
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