Yeghegis Monastery Complex


Foundation: 14th century

Location: Vayots Dzor Province

Distance from Yerevan:  140km / 2.5 hours

Medieval Yeghegis was one of the richest cities in Armenia and seat of the Orbelian (Proshian) family in the 13-14th centuries. The Complex is consisted of several Khachkars, grave stones, and churches. 

A moderate hiking trail will take you to Smbataberd Fortress (5th c.) and TsakhatsKar Monastery (10th century). 

The complex:

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