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Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley
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Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Armenia
Description:
The monastery of Geghard contains a number of churches and tombs, most of them cut into the rock, which illustrate the very peak of Armenian medieval architecture. The complex of medieval buildings is set into a landscape of great natural beauty, surrounded by towering cliffs at the entrance to the Azat Valley.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.