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Makravank Monastery

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Makravank Monastery

Makravank Monastery
Makravank Monastery is located in Armenia
Makravank Monastery
Shown within Armenia
Basic information
Location Makravan, Kotayk Province,
Geographic coordinates
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural style Armenian
Completed 10th-13th century

Makravank (Armenian: Մաքրավանք) is an Armenian church-complex located in the village of Makravan, near Hrazdan, in the Kotayk Province, Armenia.[1] The monastic complex includes a half-ruined 11th-century chapel.[2] The 13th-century church dedicated to Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) has a circular tambour and a conical cupola.[3] The complex also includes the lower walls of the gavit and a medieval cemetery.[1]

External links

  • "Pictures of the Monastery". KTAK. Retrieved 2010-02-21. 


  1. ^ a b (Armenian) Hasratyan, Murad. Մաքրավանք (Mak'ravank'). Armenian Soviet Encyclopedia. vol. vii. Yerevan: Armenian Academy of Sciences, 1981, pp. 370-371.
  2. ^ Brady Kiesling, Raffi Kojian (2001). Rediscovering Armenia: an archaeological/touristic gazetteer and map set for the historical monuments of Armenia. Tigran Mets. p. 39. 
  3. ^ Nicholas Holding (2006). Armenia: with Nagorno Karabagh. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 142.  
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