The ancient monastery of Gndevank has the ancient spirit harmonious with the beautifully carved mountains around.
Gndevank means Round Cathedral. It is a wonderful place to visit. The complex was built a thousand years ago, but it is still in a good condition and has a much more pleasant appearance than many of the recently constructed ones. Gndevank is a perfect place to visit as the view from just above including the whole of the canyon and the entire complex is a picturesque one.
The complex is surrounded by fort like walls. Inside those walls you can see a very nice church, surrounded by great carved stones, then an enormous courtyard under the shade of a big walnut tree and the walls with many chambers to explore. The territory of the monastery is rich in khachkars or cross stones and gravestones dating back to the 10-13th centuries. On the dome from the inside you can see four evangelists depicted. The dining hall in the southern part of the building with its subsidiary constructions and sewerage system is a noteworthy one.