Khor Virap


Monastery-Castle Khor Virap is located on the left part of river Araks on the hill. According to a myth instead of the castle there was an underground prison where prisoners were kept. According to historians Grigor Lusavorich was sent to this underground prison by the armenian king Trdat where he was kept fourteen years and when he came out the king changed his view and built Khor Virap monastery instead of the prison.


Monastery-Castle Khor Virap is located on the left part of river Araks on the hill. According to a myth instead of the castle there was an underground prison where prisoners were kept. According to historians Grigor Lusavorich was sent to this underground prison by the armenian king Trdat where he was kept fourteen years and when he came out the king changed his view and built Khor Virap monastery instead of the prison.

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