"Echmiadzin and Zvartnots" Ejmiatsin by MalenaN
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The Armenian Apostolic Church is the oldest church in the world and it has its centre in Echmiadzin. Echmiadzin means "descent of the only begotten", and the story say that Jesus showed St Gregory in a dream where to build a church. Besides the cathedral there are other old churches of interest, the Gayane Church and St Hripsime Church.
I visited Echmiadzin in June 2003 and Zvartnots in August 2006. They are together an Unesco World Heritage Site.
To go to Zvartnots from Yerevan you can take any bus or minibus from the corner of Mesrop Mashtots Poghota and Sarian... more travel advice
The town of Echmiadzin can easily be reached by bus from Yerevan. There are buses (nr 111) and minibuses leaving from... more travel advice
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