Tatev Monastery Overview
Lying in Southern Armenia and constructed back in the 9th century, the majestic Tatev Monastery is known popularly for its educational and religious significance. Set atop a towering basalt plateau, this monastery overlooks the picturesque Vorotan River Gorge.

Originally, this monastery served as a defense building for the Syunik Kingdom, owing to its robust impregnable walls. In addition to the well-fortified walls, the Tatev Monastery features an ancient oil mill, Pendulous Column, and age-old frescoes. It also has a network of intriguing underground passages that lead to a mystic deep gorge.

Location: H45, Tatev 3218, Armenia

Highlights: Age-old monastery, stunning frescoes, Pendulous Column, old oil mill
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