Architecture of the Sanahin Monastery

Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin1996

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

The Sanahin monastery contains the church of St Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God), the oldest structure, St Amenaprkich (All Savior) and St Grigor Chapel, narthexes, fore-church, scriptorium, belfry and academy.


  • Title: Architecture of the Sanahin Monastery
  • Creator: Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
  • Date Created: 1996
  • Rights: Armenia Travel
  • Location: Armenia
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (ii)(iv)
  • Date of Inscription: 1996
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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