It is located 3.5 km northwest of Dilijan city, on the forested plateau on the right bank of the Bldan River, on the hillside in front of Jukhtak Monastery. The medieval monument consists of three adjacent structures: a church, a vestibule and a bookstore. To the south-east of the monument is a medieval cemetery with rough tombstones and khachkar pedestals. Surb Astvatsatsin Church of the monastic complex was built by Ivane Zarkaryan's son Avag, in other sources by Sargis in 1247. It was also called the Pghndzahanq or the Holy Virgin of the Pghndzahanq.
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