Tatev Monastery

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The colours of Autumn as we travel to Tatev Monastery

The colours of Autumn as we travel to Tatev Monastery

The mountains as we travel to Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery - the fortified 9thC monastery consists of three churches: Sts. Paul and Peter, St. Gregory the Illuminator and St. Mary

Tatev Monastery - played a significant role in the history of the region as a center of economic, political, spiritual and cultural activity

Tatev Monastery - inside views

Tatev Monastery - inside views

Tatev Monastery - inside views

Tatev Monastery - looking up to the dome

Tatev Monastery - inside views

Tatev Monastery - hosted one of the most important Armenian medieval universities, the University of Tatev

Tatev Monastery

The pendulous column named Gavazan - the key purpose of the column is to alert of minor earth tremors

Tatev Monastery - khachkars (carved, memorial stele bearing a cross and other motifs)

Tatev Monastery - khachkars (carved, memorial stele bearing a cross and other motifs)

Tatev Monastery - khachkars (carved, memorial stele bearing a cross and other motifs)

Tatev Monastery - khachkars (carved, memorial stele bearing a cross and other motifs)

Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery - stone carvings

Tatev - BBQ lunch Armenian style, pork and potatoes

Tatev - BBQ lunch Armenian style, pork and potatoes; very nice

Tatev - the still where they make pear vodka; very nice it is too

Tatev - the world's longest cable car

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - our driver

Tatev - the world's longest cable car

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - 5752m

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - major views

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - major views

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - major views

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - major views

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - major views

Tatev - the world's longest cable car - major views

 

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