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Location: Alaverdi, Lori region
Established: XII c.
From Yerevan: 180km/2h 40m
Sanahin Bridge is one of the most significant architectural constructions of medieval Armenia. It is located in Alaverdi city of Lori region, above the Debed River. In 12th century it was built under the auspices of Vaneni, sister of Zakare and Ivane Zakaryan, in honor of her husband king Abas Kyurikyan, who passed early. The bridge is located above narrow and fertile banks of the River Debed flow.
The basalt bridge with its bewitching outlines, type of stone and color combines with the picturesque surrounding becoming its inseparable treasure. Not far from the bridge Sanahin and Haghpat monasteries as well as Kobayr are located.