noravank monastery

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Panorama over a cloudy valley and the mountains of Armenia, from a monastery called Noravank. Lovely color on the snow.

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HPA 2013 Architecture  Documentary Award-Churches in Armenia

By Hristo Dimitrov(保加利亚 / Bulgaria)

Time: June 2-15, 2012

Place: Geghard Monastery and Noravank Monastery, Armenia

Nationality: Armenian

The monastery of Geghard is a unique architectural construction in the Kotayk Province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. Noravank is a 13th century Armenian monastery, located 122km from Yerevan in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, near the city of Yeghegnadzor, Armenia.