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Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum

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Beautiful historical church with many ancient artifacts and a bit of the wood which had the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon H
via mobile
Allow more time than you planned to scrutinise the exhibits!

This museum is definitely worth a visit as part of a tour of the World Heritage site at Echmiadzin... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
James L
Hong Kong, China
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“Historical ”
Mar 16, 2017
“Allow more time than you planned to scrutinise the exhibits!”
Miasnikian St., 110, Vagharshapat, Armenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful historical church with many ancient artifacts and a bit of the wood which had the Christ's blood from crucifixion. We had a guide who spoke English explain it to us, she was very knowledgeable and possesed such beauty

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This museum is definitely worth a visit as part of a tour of the World Heritage site at Echmiadzin or Ejmiatsin. Get the admission ticket to see a large collection of church relics, vestments, manuscripts and right hand-shaped reliquary (see photo). Manuscripts are much fewer...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is the small museum within the cathedral showcasing the treasures that the cathedral safeguards. Ask where to buy tickets, as it is not in the cathedral itself, but it is within Echmiadzin. Inside are the typical church treasures and reliquia. In this case a...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Big territory with old monasteries and museums. A place of history. It welcomes everyone who wants to know more about history and religion of Armenia. It will take you about an hour by car to get here (depends on traffic).

Thank Nelly K
Reviewed 8 August 2015

An internet search shows many photos which have been taken of the interior of this museum. My guide must have not gotten the memo for I was allowed to linger everywhere but no photos were permitted. There was so much to see in this museum,...More

Thank jwjwjwjw1
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I think this the museum inside the Echmiadzin main church with very interesting things and polite and good english guide,taking video inside the museum is not allowed but it is legal to take photos.

Thank BijanTehran_Iran
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