Tatev Monastery and village are located on a cliff over Vorotan River canyon in the southern Armenian province of Syunik. The monastery is one of the main sights in Armenia. It is believed to be named after Eustateus, a discipline of Apostle Taddeus.
We visited Tatev by a taxi from Goris. There has since been constructed a cableway called 'Wings of Tatev'. Its other end is at Halidzor village on the other side of the canyon. At the time of our visit, however, the cableway didn't yet exist.
In the bottom of the canyon, there is a natural monument called Devil's Bridge. It is a natural rock bridge that ends at a vertical cliff. It wasn't that spectacular sight, though. It was not easy to get a glimpse of the bridge and there were ugly green railings on top of it. The place was also full of litter.
The swimming pools close to the bridge looked nice. If we had had some more time if would have been nice to dip into them.
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