Gegarkunik Landmarks - Airivank Monastery

Airivank Monastery, GegarkunikThe 9-th – 12-th – century Airivank Monastery is located on the western coast of Lake Sevan in the village of the same name. The temple is also built from black stones and has a square lay-out. The temple facades are cross-shaped and have no ornaments except for the carved crosses. The temple's centre is decorated with a low wide dome. The dome of the vestibule it higher than the dome of the main hall. The tops of the domes are decorated with tracery crosses. The khachkars which are scattered all over the territory give special picturesqueness to the temple.

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