Aghavnavanq is a tumbledown monastery complex of 12-13th centuries in Aghavnavank village in Tavush region. It is also known as Anapat St.Astvatsatsin and Aghnabat monastery. It is located in Aghnabat forest, which is known for its valued yew trees.
One can see remnants of numerous buildings to the south of the monument, which supposedly have been the residential and utility facilities of the church.
There are few inscriptions on the church. Western facades of the vestries hold traces of inscriptions, the letter forms of which are typical of the 12-13th centuries art.
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Lake Parz is located 9 km north-east of Dilijan in Tavush region, at 1350 m above the sea level, in a fantastic natural setting surrounded by thick forests. The lake has emerged due to a landslide, it is an open lake fed by springs. It is 300 meters long and 100 meters wide, with average depth of 3 and maximum depth of 10 meters. The lake area is 0,027sq. m., and the volume is 83.8 thousand cubic meters.
The monastery complex of Haghartsin is a well-known spiritual and cultural center of Armenia. It is situated 18 km away from Dilijan (in the village of Teghut), surrounded by thick forests and picturesque landscapes. This is a unique example of architecture built in the 11-12th centuries. It flourished under the governance of Khachatur Tarontsi.
The Haghartsin complex includes three churches, two narthexes (one of them ruined), a refectory, oratories, and cross-stones. Oratories and beautiful cross-stones lie on the rock slope on the territory of the monastery, to the east of the main monument group.
A bronze pot was found in Haghartsin (its weight is 350 kg, the pot is now in the State Museum of History of Armenia), which is a sample of high metallurgic art. The pot has an inscription indicating the date of its creation, 1232, and the four handles are made in the form of lion statuettes, the legs are also artistically decorated.