Gerhard Monastery – Yerevan, Armenia

Gerhard Monastery - Yerevan, Armenia
© July 2 2007, Uncornered Market

Located outside of Yerevan, Gerhard Monastery is believed to have been a monastery since the 4th century when early Christians lived in the caves and developed cave churches. The church pictured, Surp Astvatsatsin, dates from the early 13th century.

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peace.peace Hi, I’m an admin for a group called Armenia Historical Sites, and we’d love to have your photo added to the group. Posted: February 02 2008