Sanahin Monastery

Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin1996

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Sanahin was a major monastery in the region. Its patrons, the Zakarians, elevated it to its height of eminence as a school of illuminators and calligraphers, and as a college of religion, philosophy and science, during the 12th and 13th centuries.


  • Title: 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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