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Kecharis Monastery

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I have visit this church for many times but every time I find something new in this place. Advise tourists to visit Tsakhkadzor espacially Kecharis church and hotel Kecharis.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have visit this church for many times but every time I find something new in this place. Advise tourists to visit Tsakhkadzor espacially Kecharis church and hotel Kecharis.

Thank Narek P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

a must see location if you are ever in tsakhkadzor. the monastery dates back to 11th to 13th century.

Thank Lana M
New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is more like a complex of churches all of different sizes which made for an exciting opportunity to capture great pictures. The grounds are nice and we found parking easy although in the winter I am sure very difficult.

Thank DHutch4633
Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Every stone has a history of centuries, every cross-stone (Armenian khatchqar) has survived for ages to come to us and to tell us the legend of this ancient country and these kind poeople!!

Thank Iren_HH
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you are in the area of Tsaghgadzor, this monastery, with two chapels and a church, and a nearby cemetery chapel, is a must. You can either drive up to it, or if you are staying at the Marriott, you can walk up the road - a bit of a steep hike but worth the effort.

Thank Lexizmom
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This old monastery is very nice! It's just few minutes walk from kecharis hotel. The structure if the church was preserved, so beautiful from outside and inside. We are so blessed to visit this place.

Thank ceejai15
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Everything around is breathtaking. There's no way to take a bad photo. Experience the history first hand.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

The architectural structure of this monastery is breathtaking and it's certainly worth a visit. During the warmer seasons, a hike in the surrounding area is definitely worth it.

Thank Armen M
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Simply stunning architecture. Sadly we didn't stay very long as it was -4 degrees the day we visited and we had toddlers with us. But just walking through the door, you can really feel as you have stepped back in time. The lady in the gift shop was wonderful, she even gave my daughter an orange. I would love to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Two churches are on the way to ski resort in Tsakhkadzor. We were there in January- that was windy and snowy, but the place is good in general

Thank Denis F

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