Armenia, Khor Virap

 The Khor Virap is an Armenian monastery located in the Ararat plain in Armenia, about 8 kilometres south of Artashat, Ararat Province. Khor Virap is one of the most popular destinations in Armenia for a number of reasons, primarily because it is where Grigor Luisavorich (St. Gregory the Illuminator) was imprisoned for 13 years before curing King Trdat III of a disease. To this day you can visit the underground chamber which he was imprisoned in, located in the nondescript St. Gevorg Chapel apart from the main church.

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