Tatev Monastery in Albania: 3 Highlights - AmazingPlaces.com

Tatev Monastery

An interesting monastery from the 9th century over a gorge

The ancient Tatev Monastery was built in the 9th century on a large basalt plateau in Armenia, close to the gorge of the Vorotan river.

How do I get to Tatev Monastery?

The Tatev Monastery is at the end of one of longest cable cart rides in the world. It covers the 320-metre deep Vorotan ravine and you can enjoy the view as you glide upwards. You get an excellent view of the entire monastery as you approach it, and can see it up close once you get out.