Day archives: June 18th, 2021

Jukhtavank monastery in the dense forests of Dilijan

Jukhtavank monastery in the dense forests of Dilijan

April in Jukhtakvank. In the dense forests of Dilijan this small monastery, beautiful in its modesty and simplicity, is hidden. The name comes from the word “jhukht” which means “couple”, since the complex includes two buildings: Surb Astvatsatsin and Surb Grigor churches. On the walls of Surb Astvatsatsin, there are chronicle inscriptions from which it …