Odzun Church (Alaverdi)

Historical site:Odzun Church
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The Historical Site

    What should we know?

    Name in local script:Օձունի եկեղեցի
    Also known as:Odzuni yekeghets’i
     
    Environment type:gorge, hill, mountain
    Location type:rural, town, village

    What can we see or do there?

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    How much will it cost us?

    Currency:Armenian Dram (AMD)
     
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    How long should it take us?

    Average time taken:15 minutes
     
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    High season:July, August
    Low season:January, February

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      Language(s):Armenian, Russian
      Timezone:UTC+04:00
      Country calling code:+374

      How can we get there?

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        Geographical feature:Debed Canyon
         
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        The Directions

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        The Directions

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        The Directions

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        Altitude:1,100m
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        Top Descriptions

        Built between the 5th and 7th centuries, Odzun Church is a well-preserved (and restored) basilica in the Armenian town of Odzun just a few kilometres away from the more popular town of . The space surrounding the church is littered with interesting khachgars and graves, with the mountains all around providing an impressive backdrop. What’s inside remains a mystery to us though, as the doors were locked at 11am on a Saturday.
         
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        Top Tips

        It doesn’t cost to enter this monastery, but you might want to consider leaving a small donation nonetheless. And if you can’t get inside, perhaps ask around in the local town for a priest who can open the doors for you.
        It’s possible to walk here from in less than two hours, although there are a number of marshrutky that ply this route cheaply (but infrequently).
        A return taxi from shouldn’t cost you more than between AMD3,000 - 4,000 with waiting time.
         
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