5 Ancient Churches of Armenia

Ancient Churches of Armenia

Posted on November 18, 2014 by team

Armenia was the first country to officially convert to Christianity, it happened in the IV century and can still be traced through the ancient architecture preserved until our times. Practically every small Armenian village or town has its own church that could often be dated to the IV-VIII centuries.

By the way, it’s hard to confuse an Armenian church with any other’s, even with a Georgian one, not to mention Russian or Byzantine churches. Its most distinctive feature is a cone-shaped dome.


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5 Responses to “Ancient Churches of Armenia”

  1. john says:

    i like these photos of these churches ,very cool places, perhaps we can see inside them .

  2. erik says:

    Those are some wonderful photos of times past .
    Thank you

  3. Fordyce says:

    Very nice!

  4. Diogo Terra says:

    Very nice! [2]

  5. Mister Twister says:

    That looks wonderful, but… not Russia.

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