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Aruch monastery- the largest monastery preserved from medieval period standing in the heart of Aragatsotn region. It is situated in Aruch village which is one of the oldest settlements in Armenia. The monastery was built in the seventh century on the slopes of Mt. Aragats.
Aruch is unique with is quite spacious gavit. Excavations have been done and very valuable information has been discovered about the period of its construction, architects, and the people who have commissioned the construction.
Travel and discover this hidden marvel untouched by modern civilization. It’s an incredible combination of history, tradition, culture and nature. Meet the genuine and friendly people of the village along the way to listen to their stories and enjoying their hospitality.
This is an adventure like no other.