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Karenis Monastery

Hidden at the bottom of the Hrazdan river gorge is the Karenis monastery. Dedicated to the evangelist St. Matthew and the apostle St. Andrew, it was built from the 6th-7th centuries. Connected from the west of the church is a vestibule of the 17th century. The church is a vaulted hall built from red polished tuff with an apse on the east

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