A monastery in a cave dating back to the 4th century? That’s Geghard! The name "Geghard'' means spear in Armenian. For centuries, the Geghard Monastery was the repository of the actual spear from which the monastery derived its name. Geghard monastery is an architectural gem among the Armenian churches and monasteries.
Founded in the 4th century, it acquired its present appearance in the 13th century. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the most majestic structures in Armenia.