Tsakhats Kar Monastery, Vayots-Dzor

Tsakhats Kar Monastery, Vayots-DzorThis architectural complex is located 6 km from the village of Ekheghis in Vayots Dzor. Unfortunately, it has been practically destroyed but even its ruins are very interesting and picturesque.

The complex consists of two groups of monuments: the western, which is much older, and the eastern. The western side is represented by two churches - St. Virgin (10 th century) and St. Ovannes. The eastern includes St. Karapet church (1041) with domed hall, and the vaulted church of Holy Sign constructed in the same year.