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Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
Բղենօ-Նորավանք
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Basic information
Location about 6km SE of Shinuhayr,
Armenia Syunik Province, Armenia
Geographic coordinates 39°23′17″N 46°21′36″E / 39.388155°N 46.360081°E / 39.388155; 46.360081Coordinates: 39°23′17″N 46°21′36″E / 39.388155°N 46.360081°E / 39.388155; 46.360081
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural style Armenian
Year completed 1062
Armenia location map
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Bgheno-Noravank Monastery (not to be confused with Noravank Monastery in the Vayots Dzor Province) is an 11th century Armenian monastery in the Syunik Marz of Armenia. It now consists of a small church dating to 1062, located on a little wooded promontory, and ornately decorated with borders and biblical reliefs. The ruins of this church were rediscovered in the 1920s by Axel Bakunts, a well-known prose writer, during one of his wanderings as an agronomist.

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