Mural from the 13th century Armenian monastery Saghamosavank. Saghmosavank monastery stands on the edge of a canyon, dating back to 1215 AD. when by the order of Prince Vache Vachutyan the Surb Sion church was built. The Monastery from west and south sides was surrounded by huge vestibule and library, the composition of which is one of the most unique in Armenia. There is an abundance of tombs and khachkars on the territory of the monastery.