Silk Road: Kobaiyr Monastery

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The origin of its name is believed to be a combination of Georgian (“kob”) and Armenian ("aiyr"), word roots for cavern—indeed, the surrounding hills are full of caves.

Working period/season

Year round

How to reach

The Monastery is in Lori marz. To get there from Yerevan, take the M3 highway to and pass Vanadzor, then continue northeast on the M3 to Alaverdi city.On the way you will see our highway sign, follow it.