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Oct 3, 2008 - Echmiadzin

October 3, 2008 – Friday – Echmiadzin This morning we headed west out of Yerevan for a visit to the Vatican of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Echmiadzin. Along the way we stopped at a 7th C. church which I will let Wikipedia describe: St. Hripsime Church, completed in 618, is one of the oldest surviving churches in Armenia, and is known for its fine Armenian architecture of the classical period, which influenced many other Armenian churches. The church, together with other nearby sites, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is dedicated to...

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