Akhtala Monastery

Distance from the capital city of Yerevan: 180 km

Nearest village: Akhtala (1 km)

Distance from Vanadzor, the regional center (a hospital and other emergency services available): 62 km

Infrastructure: available


Akhtala is a 10th-century fortified Armenian Apostolic Church monastery. The prominent Armenian filmmaker of the 20th century Sergei Parajanov filmed two episodes of his film The Color of Pomegranates at the monastery.

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