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Armenia, Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley

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Location Kotayk' Region, near the village of Goght, Armenia
Coordinates N40 9 32.004 E44 47 48.012
Type Cultural
Property 2.70 ha
Date of Inscription 2000

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/960 )

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.

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