Etchmiadzin (Armenian Vatican)
– Departure from your hotel
– The church of St. Hripsime (618), where up to 15 couples get married per day.
– Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin – the spiritual and administrative center of the Armenian Apostolic Church and all Armenians around the world. The cathedral is often referred to as the Armenian Vatican and is considered to be the oldest church in the world.
– The church of St. Gayane, which, owing to its architecture, is considered to be the standard of the Armenian church building.
– Return to Yerevan