Momik: Arates

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According to popular legend, this unique monastery's name came from the combination of “ari” (come) and “tes” (see).

Working period/season

Year around

Working days


How to reach

From Yerevan take M-2 highway to Yeghegnadzor. On th way toYehegnadzor turn o the M-10 highway to Martuni. After 9km f driving turn to the right, and after 2km turn to the right again. Take the road to Yeghegis, Arates monastery is 18km far from Yeghegis.