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Reviewed 19 September 2018

This church is on UNESCO list. Very old. As I remember is from 7th century. Definitely worth to see and spend some time there.

Thank Jarosław U
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The legend has it that the Church of Saint Gayane was built in the place where she was martyred. Upon the decision of Armenian Church Gayane was later listed as a saint.

Thank karintravelg
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

After Echmiadzin cathedral, we spend couple of minutes in Saint Gayane. It could be considered a side dish for main course of Echmiadzin...😊

Thank kamran1975
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Only about 600 meters away from the much visited Echmiadzin Cathedral is the Saint Gayane Church, which together with the Cathedral and Saint Hripsime Church (and the further away Zvarnorts Archaeological Site) has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2000. But...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Surp Gayane Church nearby is a church built over the grave of St. Hripsime. It's a rather plain looking Church otherwise with the usual cross stones and grave stones surrounding the church grounds.

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Gayane (Գայանե) church is built in the City of Echmiadzin, a short walk from the Cathedral of Echmiadzin. Built in 630 (according to a chronicle), Hripsime belongs to another architectural type worked out in the epoch of early Christianity in Armenia. This is a domed...More

Thank FeelArmenia
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a historical church with amazingly spiritual presence. My husband and I got married in this 7th century architectural masterpiece as a symbol of Christianity. I always visit this church when I am visiting Armenia. The church is named after a strong woman, who...More

Thank Emily_Lloyd17
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visited this church on a Hyur Service tour of Unesco World Heritage sites and we really enjoyed visiting it while there was a service going on . It limited us on our visit but it provided us the opportunity to feel the religious fervor...More

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This was another wonderful experience. This church is on the UNESCO list and deservedly so. Amazingly wrll built and preserved it is a wonderful example of Early Armenian Church architecture. Views of Mt Ararat help provides a wonderfully peaceful 8m pression. The church service included...More

Thank Nastame
Reviewed 25 June 2016

People mostly focus on the gigantic UNESCO heritage site- Ejmiatsin Cathedral and it's massive complex. But I looked and walked around the cemetery and found this church right across the old crypts. This church is also the burial site of several important ancient people. You...More

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