"Haghpat Monastery" Haghpat by MalenaN

Haghpat Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 22 photos

Outside Alaverdi, in northern Armenia, is the old monastery Haghpat. Together with Sanahin it is on UNESCOs World Heritage list. It is a complex of churches, a bell tower, a book depositary and a refectory built between the 10th and 13th centuries.
It is a beautiful place to explore.

  • Last visit to Haghpat: Jun 2003
  • Intro Written Oct 16, 2005
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  • etfromnc's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2013 at 8:56 AM

    After looking at some of you Armenia pages, I am even more excited about returning than I was before.

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Feb 9, 2013 at 9:17 AM

      You should really return to see more than the surroundings of Yerevan. There are so many nice places to visit.

    • etfromnc's Profile Photo
      Feb 19, 2013 at 4:29 AM

      Thanks for the encouragement. I hope to do that.

  • Harriezt's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2012 at 8:12 AM

    it was nice with old church there....

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:43 AM

    Stunning landscape.

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2006 at 3:25 AM

    Loved the bus tale!!!! You must have a lot of patience!!!!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2006 at 8:37 AM

    Beautiful photos of the monastery and the surrounding countryside!! From them, and the description of your bus trip, this seems like a really out-of-the-way place!

  • Jasen71's Profile Photo
    Dec 22, 2005 at 5:53 AM

    Very interesting and informed tips on an exciting location off the beaten path! Regards Jasen

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Nov 8, 2005 at 8:26 AM

    Loved this introduction. You seem to love adventure and it shines through in your photographs and in your fascinating narration.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2005 at 9:37 PM

    Travelling in Armenia seems to be a real adventure !

  • RedEaredPanda's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2005 at 5:31 AM

    Good tips on Ejmiatsin, Geghard and Haghpat.. Haghpat is a gorgeous place and one of my personal favorites!! If I were to revisit some of the monastaries in Armenia again, Haghpat will for sure make the list!!

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