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Neghuts St.Astvatzatzin monastery

Kotayk
X-XI cc.

The Monastery is located to north-west for 1km from Arzakan village. It consists of church, vestibule and separate chapel. The church was built in X-XI cc. and has a domed look. The eastern side is trimmed with triangle Armenian niches.

The walls of vestibule have conserved notes dated in XIIIc. Its foundation has a rectangular shape with four columns standing independently. The middle of the cover ends with a dome with six arches interlacing with each other. The vestibule has two finely faced  entrances, the main of which is the southern one.

There is a graveyard nearby the monastery, which is abundant with khachkars. Arzakan in medieval is mentioned as Artavazdakan. The village is also famous for its hot springs.


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