Odzun | Silk Road Armenia


The monastery of Odzun is located in Odzun village near Alaverdi, in Lori district. The church dates back to the end of  6th century. It is an unusual funerary monument of 5th -6th centuries with two sculpted pillars depicting biblical scenes and the Christianization of Armenia. Standing on a tiered base and constructed in polished stone in the form of two arcades, this monument has a delicate harmony of symmetry. The sculptures of Odzun church are remarkable samples of old Armenian religious art.