120 km from Yerevan. See location
Goshavank monastery is one of the famous monuments of Dilijan National Park. It was built in 12-13cc. Named after great Armenian scientist, statesman, philosopher and lower Mkhitar Gosh, who took part in the building of the monastery. Mkhitar Gosh also founded a school and big library there. In the monastery, there is a lot of beautiful khachkars (cross-stones). One of them, “Aseghnagorts” (needle made) is listed in top 10 khachkars of Armenia. Goshavank monastery is in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage.