Saint Sarkis Church of Ashtarak, Ashtarak

#5 of 10 in Historic Sites in Ashtarak
Church · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
The church of Saint Sarkis (Armenian: Սուրբ Սարգիս եկեղեցի; pronounced Surp Sarkis) is located at the edge of a gorge opposite the town of Ashtarak in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It is situated at an attractive point at a promontory overlooking the gorge and offers a fine view to the three churches of Tsiranavor, Spitakavor, and Karmravor. Located in the center of town nearby is also the church of S. Mariane. Directly below Saint Sarkis in the gorge is a unique bridge built in 1664. A path leads down from the church into the gorge and across the bridge which leads to the town.
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  • The tiny Saint Sarkis Church of Ashtarak is impressive because it sits high on a precipice overlooking the Kasakh River. The new M1 Ashtarak Highway runs quite close to Saint Sarkis, but you'd never.....  more »
  • Tiny church standing high on a precipice overlooking the Kasakh River. Wonderful!
  • Կառուցվել է 19-րդ դարում` հին եկեղեցու տեղում։

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