Armenia is not only the oldest countries in the world but also the first country to adopt Christianity as its state religion back in 301 AD (that’s more than 1,715 years ago!). There are more than 4,000 monasteries and churches in Armenia, from which 16 churches are in Yerevan.
St Grigor Lusavorich
The St Grigor Lusavorich Cathedral is the symbol of the 1700th anniversary of the proclamation of Christianity as a state religion in Armenia as well as a tribute to St Gregory, the illuminator, who was responsible for introducing Christianity to Armenia. This church is one of the newest church in Armenia and was built in 2001.
The Katoghike St. Astvatstsin
The Katoghike St. Astvatstsin Church is one of the oldest churches in Yerevan which was constructed in 13 century. It is located in the Abovyan and Sayat-Nova streets. It was built after the big earthquake, during the years 1693-1695. It is considered one of the largest churches of old Yerevan.
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