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GOSHAVANK

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Goshavank (also known as Nor Getik) monastic complex was built in the 12-13th centuries in the village of Gosh in the Tavush region, near Dilijan, on the banks of the Getik river tributary.
The greatest medieval thinker and legislator Mkhitar Gosh applied to Ivane and Zakare Zakarian princes to provide a land for establishing a monastery. He built the monastic complex which was originally named New Getik and after the death of Gosh it was renamed as Goshavank.
The Architectural complex included different small churches on different sides of the monastery, such as St. Astvatsatsin church, St Grigor Church, bell tower, and the tomb-chapel of Mkhitar Gosh which, accor-ding to tradition, contains the remains of Mkhitar Gosh.
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