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St. Gregory the illuminator Armenian Church

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St. Gregory the illuminator Armenian Church

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Jvalant wrote a review Nov 2018
Bombay937 contributions121 helpful votes
It is really pretty and has unique architecture - seems something in the middle between Russian and Arabic architecture.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Isidora M wrote a review Sep 2017
34 contributions20 helpful votes
Orthodox Church, been there for few Christmas celebrations, liturgy was amazing and you really could feel the Christmas vibe. It has beautiful altar, like all the orthodox churches, icons on the walls. If you are around for Christmas don't miss it (6th jan midnight liturgy is held)
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Date of experience: January 2017
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JennyAnyStripes wrote a review Mar 2017
22 contributions6 helpful votes
OK, I'm going to confess right here that I saw this church under a big misapprehension. St Gregory the Illuminator. Illumination. Illuminated manuscripts. Something that has had a fascination for me since I was 12 years old. I have books. Pages. I do calligraphy. I illuminate. But not like St. Gregory. He has nothing to do with manuscript illumination, but, being not up on my Armenian history, I didn't know he was "illuminating" a country (bringing Christianity). Sigh. In spite of the misapprehension, I'm glad I visited -- its very, very pretty and a nice peaceful place to get out of the heat. I also learned a lot about Armenian history and the church's place in it from a very kind and knowledgeable gentleman within. It is the only church of this type in Sharjah and is a good example of the ever-expanding group of host communities in the area. Dedicated just less than 20 years ago, it somehow has an air of great permanence --like its always been here.
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Date of experience: March 2017
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Newelpostfinial wrote a review Nov 2015
London, United Kingdom7 contributions4 helpful votes
Only one Armenian Church in Dubaï Sharshah very original visit and visit Sharshah souk and water front animation Interesting looking muséum in center and i test very good local restaurant.
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Date of experience: November 2015
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Stefan O wrote a review Oct 2015
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates6 contributions1 helpful vote
the only church at the arabic Peninsula which which are allowed to show the Cross!!! Inside all white marmor, a lot of gold and beautiful Byzantin Icons..... beautiful choir at churchservice. A real devine place the Disney Land of the UAE.....
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Date of experience: February 2015
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