Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia. It is situated at the altitude of 1900m above sea level. It is fed by 28 rivers and has one outgoing river – Hrazdan. Historical name of the lake is Gegharkuni or Lake of Gegham. Sevan is a perfect place for summer holidays. There are numerous beaches along the lake shore. There are many historical places in Sevan. One of them is monastery Sevanavank. Sevanavank is located on Sevan peninsula which once was an island. The monastery complex was built in the 9th century. Reconstruction and restoration of the monastery complex took place between 1956-1957. There is also seminary near the monastery complex.