5 Sights in Vagharshapat, Armenia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Vagharshapat, Armenia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Vagharshapat, Armenia.

Sightseeing Tours in Vagharshapat

1. Zvartnots Cathedral

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Zvartnots Cathedral is a medieval Armenian cathedral near Vagharshapat (Ejmiatsin), Armenia. Built in the seventh century and now lying in ruins, Zvartnots was noted for its circular exterior structure, unique in medieval Armenian architecture, and a set of interior piers that upheld a multifloor structure crowned with a dome.

Wikipedia: Zvartnots Cathedral (EN)

2. Etchmiadzin

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, known in Armenian as simply the Mother See, is the governing body of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It is headquartered around Etchmiadzin Cathedral in Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), Armenia and is the seat of the Catholicos of All Armenians, the head of the church.

Wikipedia: Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin (EN)

3. Echmiadzin Cathedral

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Echmiadzin Cathedral Spasavor / CC BY-SA 3.0

Etchmiadzin Cathedral is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city dually known as Etchmiadzin (Ejmiatsin) and Vagharshapat, Armenia. It is usually considered the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia, and often regarded the oldest cathedral in the world.

Wikipedia: Etchmiadzin Cathedral (EN)

4. Shoghakat Church

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Shoghakat ChurchLiveon001 © Travis K. Witt / CC BY-SA 3.0

On the north side of St. Shoghakat Church, on the north of Vagharshapat, built on the royal virgins at the place of martyrdom of St. Marianne, Aghamogh, Catholicos Father A. It is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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5. Zvartnots Cathedral

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"Zvartnots" Historical and Cultural Reserve is located in Zvartnots district of Etchmiadzin, near the Zvartnots Cathedral, on the left side of the Yerevan-Etchmiadzin highway. He occupies an area of 14.1 hectares.

Wikipedia: Զվարթնոց պատմամշակութային արգելոց-թանգարան (HY)


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