Over the weekend, Euronews aired a feature about the aerial tramway recently inaugurated at Tatev Monastery in Armenia. The feature focuses on the history of the Tatev Monastic complex and the unprecedented effort to revive its legacy.
It was once a beacon of light for an entire country, home to 500 monks, a seat of learning and spiritual fulfilment.
Little remains of the glorious past of the 9th century Tatev Monastery in southern Armenia. But that could soon change thanks to an ambitious restoration project.
During the Middle Ages, Tatev was one of the country’s most important spiritual centres. The university created in the 14th century excelled in scientific, literary, and religious studies.
You can watch the segment and read the accompanying story here