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Echmiadzin Cathedral
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The Holy Cathedral of Echmiadzin

The Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin (Etchmiadzin) is the pre-eminent center of authority in the world wide Armenian Apostolic Church. Located near the Capital of Yerevan in the Republic of Armenia, it is composed of: the Mother Cathedral of the entire Armenian Church; a monastery and monastic brotherhood; the residence of the Catholicos of All [...]

Echmiadzin
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Echmiadzin

Echmiadzin (Etchmiadzin) is one of the oldest cities on the Ararat Plain. In the past, Armenians called the city Vagharshapat in honor of the Armenian King Vagharsh I Arshakuni (117-140). At the beginning of the fourth century, Vagharshapat became the center of Armenian Christianity. Here, the first church of Armenia, the Cathedral of Echmiadzin, as [...]

Echmiadzin Cathedral – Sardarapat – Zvartnots

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A trip to Echmiatsin – the center of the Armenian Christianity. A visit to the MONASTERIES HRIPSIME (618) and GAYANE (7c.), as well as ECHMIATSIN CATHEDRAL – the center of the Armenian apostolic church and the residence of the Catholicos. A trip to SARDARAPAT and a visit to the ethnographic museum. On the way a [...]