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This church is dedicated to Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian alphabet. They took the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Lara K
Amazing place, full spiritual place

This is an amazing place to visit. One of the unique and very spiritual places. Located not far... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Ashot81
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Yerevan, Armenia
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H19, Oshakan 0226, Armenia
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This church is dedicated to Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian alphabet. They took the alphabet theme very seriously... you'll find the alphabet on the front doors, in the gravel on the ground next to the church, on the walls inside, on the way...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is an amazing place to visit. One of the unique and very spiritual places. Located not far from Yerevan, it is a hidden gem. Don`t hesitate to visit the place. Here you can find also very nice letter park, where all Armenian alphabet letter...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

The main reason to visit Oshakan, is because of the tomb of Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian alphabet.After his death in 444 a small chapel was built on his tombstone.The church was built between 1875 and 1879.The entrance to the church was decorated...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

We visited this cathedral when we crossed Oshakan to go towards the Mount Aragats (the highest peak in Armenia today). Oshakan is a village rather sleepy, but this church (which overlooks a small square along the highway H19) drew our attention by a huge statue...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Brun066
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