Facts about Tatev

Tatev Monastery is a 9th century historical monument, a pearl of Armenian architecture, one of the oldest spiritual centers and largest university of medieval Armenia.

What you will see:

  • Mighty fortress walls upon massive cliffs;
  • An ancient oil mill with stone grinders;
  • Swinging Pillar – a unique medieval structure;
  • The tomb of Grigor Tatevatsi, the last saint of the Armenian Church;
  • Ancient frescoes by European masters.