The water flowing from a natural spring inside a 200-year-old historical building in the province of Amasia, Western Armenia is considered sacred by Christians.

Tourists living in the country or from abroad take with them water called “Monastery Water” and take it to their country for use in baptismal ceremonies.

Located inside a 200-year-old historic building in the Gokmedrese Cemetery area, this water is considered sacred for Christian world. In a structure that has had many visitors since the 18th century,  non-Muslims baptize their children with holy water.

It is very important water for Christians. But this place is still unknown to many. Holy water is known among the people as the water of the Monastery. When we say monastery, the locals mean the source of holy water, the sacred area.