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Mesrop Mashtots St., 85 Near the Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
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Privat Tour.Etchmiadzin cathedral , Zvartnots temple
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Privat Tour.Etchmiadzin cathedral , Zvartnots temple

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LuizDutraNeto wrote a review Apr 2020
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,524 contributions1,543 helpful votes
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Built at the 7th century over the ruins of a pagan temple, this is one of the oldest surving Christian churches in Armenia! It is consecrated to the cult of Saint Hripsime, a nun who suffered martyrdom together with 39 other martyrs. Her tomb can be visited in the catacomb below the main altar. The Church has been renovated along the centuries and offers moments of peace and prayer. Enjoy!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Zuevy wrote a review Sep 2019
Moscow1,309 contributions211 helpful votes
The nearest Church to Yerevan is located on the outskirts of Echmiadzin. Simple, strict and very soulful. Here you can just stand both inside and in the courtyard. Instead of luxury, stone is everywhere, which makes the Church unique
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Date of experience: September 2019
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tinkle_24 wrote a review Sep 2019
Northampton, United Kingdom1,229 contributions256 helpful votes
Lucky enough to be there where a service was on and a female soloist with a male choir had the most melodic voices. Created such a wonderful atmosphere. On the other hand we were unable to go and see the crypt. Cannot have everything in life! Beautiful dome within the church.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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A A wrote a review Sep 2019
Providence, Rhode Island30 contributions7 helpful votes
This church was included as part of Yerani travel tour to Echiamdzin. I'm glad we made the stop. The story of Hripsime is very sad but important one in the history of Armenia becoming first Christian nation in the world.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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dragongeorge wrote a review Aug 2019
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom1,035 contributions158 helpful votes
Built in the early 7th century in honour of the nun Hripsime, this church is a magnificent example of Armenian churches The nun's mausoleum is in a small room below the altar. There is a bell tower added in the eighteenth century, but apart from that, the church is in the same state as when it was built. Constructed of tuff stone, the church shines in the sunshine. There are several steps up to reach the church. There is a small souvenir shop at the base of the steps, to the left.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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