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MARMASHEN

In the village of Marmashen, 10 km from the city of Gyumri, there is the Marmashen monastery (10-13th century), an outstanding cultural and religious center of medieval Armenia.

On the territory there are cave settlements, crypts. 2 km from Marmashen, on the natural rock, there is an inscription from Urartian (Urartu - the kingdom in Armenia) King Argishti A - about his conquests in the Shirak region. Here are the ruins of the Marmashen fortress.

Once you plan to visit the city of Gyumri, be sure to include the medieval Marmarashen monastery in your tour program.