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Tatev Monastery Complex, Armenia – 360 View

Tatev Monastery, Armenia – Syunik Region.

Tatev Monastery is a 9th century historical monument, a pearl of Armenian architecture, one of the oldest spiritual centers and largest university of medieval Armenia.

What you will see in Tatev region:

  • Mighty fortress walls upon massive cliffs
    An ancient oil mill with stone grinders
    Swinging Pillar – a unique medieval structure
    The tomb of Grigor Tatevatsi, the last saint of the Armenian Church
    Ancient frescoes by European masters

The monastery was founded in the fourth century at the site of a pagan temple. There was a church and a few monks. According to Stepanos Orbelyan, an Armenian historian, the founders of the church were Prince Ashot, his wife Shushan, Grigor Supan, the ruler of Gegharkunik, and Prince Dzagik.

The monastery was founded in the fourth century at the site of a pagan temple. There was a church and a few monks. According to Stepanos Orbelyan, an Armenian historian, the founders of the church were Prince Ashot, his wife Shushan, Grigor Supan, the ruler of Gegharkunik, and Prince Dzagik.

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