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Everyone who goes to Yeghegnadzor invariably goes only to the Noravank Monastery, but the Tanahati Monastery isn't so far away either and it's relatively inexpensive to ask your taxi driver to take you there too. The church itself is certainly impressive - made of black...More
I walked from Yeghegnadzor to this monastery. It’s an easy way, just follow the road up the mountain. Make sure to bring plenty of water. The monastery is isolated and offers great views of the valley below.
Tanahati Monastery is not far off a main road but you get a real sense of remoteness out here in the middle of Armenia. Beautiful architecture, stunning panoramic vistas, intricate carvings and no noise except the birds, bugs and the wind. Worth the detour even...More
Tanahati Vank or Tanadeh monastery was a notable center of the medieval Armenian religious and cultural life. In the historical sources it was referred as far as to the 8th century. The monastery was also called Red as it was built from red stones.