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'''Haghpat''' ({{lang-hy|Հաղպատ}}; also [[Romanize]]d as '''Akhpat''' and '''Hakhpat''') is a village in the Northern [[Lori Province|Lori]] province of [[Armenia]], closelocated tonear the city of [[Alaverdi]] and the state border with [[Georgia (country)|Georgia]].
It is notable for [[Haghpat Monastery]], a religious complex founded in the 10th century and included in the [[UNESCO]] [[World Heritage List]] along with monasteries in nearby [[Sanahin]]. The monastery is an outstanding and magnificent example of medieval Armenian architecture that has been attracting increasing numbers of tourists.