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Beautiful with a Fascinating History

Absolutely beautiful twin churches in downtown Yerevan, a short stroll from Opera Square. The St... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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Old & Small

Very small, & we were told by locals that it's the oldest in the city. Some interesting... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Dale W
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful twin churches in downtown Yerevan, a short stroll from Opera Square. The St. Atsvatsatsin Church dates from the 12th or 13th century and is described on a plaque out front as being one of the oldest monuments in Yerevan. and was enclosed by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Two churches. Small and big in the middle of Yerevan. Both are nice but if you comare with other churchs in the country are only normal

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JMR34Madrid
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Very small, & we were told by locals that it's the oldest in the city. Some interesting scratchings on the outside walls, such as 3 crosses together.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dale W
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Next to the more modern church, the old Katoghike church is located on a street corner lined with trees. It gives a very serene feeling. Many Kashkars towards the back of the square. Not to be missed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This is one of the main churches in Central Yerevan and one of the easiest to find and visit. The smaller original church (Holy Mother of God) from the XIII century has somehow survived through the centuries of wars, earthquakes, redevelopments and is very atmospheric...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ViaBen
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The relevant part of Yerevan isn't especially big, and given that this church is more or less in the centre it's not especially difficult to visit. The church itself is tiny and very interesting - apparently it's the only one in Yerevan to survive several...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

The city's oldest surviving Catholic church features 13th-century cross-stones with inscriptions. It is nice to visit such heritage landmarkslike Katoghike Church

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank allseasonshostel
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Even though the church is small but you feel the sacredness of it. I'm attending mass on Wednesday and Saturday together with my husband even though I can't understand the ceremony (because I'm a Filipino). I also inviting some of my guests to visit this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Irene S
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

the Katoghike Holy Mother of God Church in the kentron District of Yerevan. It is the nearest church from my Hostel, just a few steps away and you will be able to wander a small medieval church. The Church was built in 1264 and it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ean_Pavlo26
Reviewed January 8, 2018

I really loved this small church! It's too small but it has an amazing design. You can enter and light a candle if you like. The walls and ceiling is too old (900 years) but very well kept. The church is located in the northern...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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