Gosh, Armenie

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Gosh
Գոշ
GoshԳոշ is located in Armenia
GoshԳոշ
Gosh
Գոշ
Coordinates: 40°43′21″N 45°00′12″E / 40.72250°N 45.00333°E / 40.72250; 45.00333
Kintra Armenie
Marz (Province) Tavush
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,079
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Gosh (Armenie: Գոշ‎) is a veelage locatit in the Tavush Province o Armenie. It is namit efter Mkhitar Gosh who teuk pairt in the re-biggin o the aulder monastery o Nor Ghetik durin the 12t-13t centuries, which haed been destroyed bi an earthquake in 1188. The newly built monastery wis later namit Goshavank in honor o Mkhitar. Goshavank is locatit juist aff the main heich-gate that runs through toun. On a hillside wast o the monastery complex sits a chapel that serves as the tomb o Mkhitar Gosh. It wis situatit tae owerleuk the monastery in which he helpit build. The chapel is square in plan wi a single centrally locatit dome abuin an ane portal. Nearbi are the ruins o wha are said tae be Mkhitar's hoose. Stane foondations an law waws still exist.

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