Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery is a 9th century Armenian monastery located in southeastern Armenia. In the 14th and 15th, centuries Tatev Monastery hosted one of the most important Armenian medieval universities which contributed to the education of science, religion and philosophy; reproduction of books and development of miniature painting. In October 2010, Armenia launched the world’s longest reversible aerial tramway, a 5.750 km long cable-car, which even more increases the number of visitors to this area. In 1995, the monasteries of Tatev, Tatevi Anapat and their adjacent areas of the Vorotan Valley were added to the tentative list of World Heritage Sites of UNESCO.