Hripsime Monastery

20km from Yerevan. See location

St. Hripsime temple was founded in 618y. on the place were St. Virgin Hripsime was murdered (298y.). The architecture of the temple was unique and innovative for that years. Under the altar of the church you can visit the tomb of St. Hripsime. Usually excursion to the temple combined with visiting of St. Ejmiatsin Cathedral.