230km from Yerevan. See location
Dadivank monastery was founded in 9c. However, the first church was built in 1c. in pre-Cristian Armenia. Named after St. Dadi, a disciple of St. Thaddeus the Apostle. St. Dadi founded first churches and was buried there. The main church is built in 13c. Dadivank was one of the most significant spiritual and educational centers of medieval Armenia.