Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Yerevan and southern Armenia.
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Vorotnavank Monastery, overlooking the Vototan Gorge near Sisian in southern Armenia, dates from the 10th century but has been destroyed and rebuilt several times.
David Stanley pauses for a photo on the suspension bridge at Old Khndzoresk in southeasterm Armenia.
Nineteenth century Russian buildings line Mashtots Street at Goris in southeastern Armenia.
Father Mikael Gevorgian, Abbot of Tatev Monastery in southeastern Armenia, takes a break.
The 9th century Church of Saints Peter and Paul at Tatev Monastery, Armenia, has a high stone dome.
Noravank Monastery, on the edge of the Gnishik Gorge in southern Armenia, is best known for two-story Saint Astvatzatzin Church (1339).
Areni in southern Armenia is a well known wine producing region.
Khor Virap Monastery at the foot of Mount Ararat, 42 kilometers south of Yerevan, is associated with the conversion of Armenia to Christianity in 301 AD. The present complex dates mostly from the 17th century.
Women prepare traditional Armenian bread using an underground oven at the Garnitoun Restaurant in Garni.
High basalt cliffs flank the Garni Gorge east of Yerevan, Armenia.
This reconstructed 1st century AD Pagan Temple dedicated to the God of the Sun at Garni, Armenia, was originally part of a complex providing a summer residence for Armenian royalty.
The Armenian Opera and Ballet Theater (1933) stands at the south end of Tamanyan Street in Yerevan, Armenia,