Vahramashen Church, Byurakan

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The Vahramashen Church (Armenian: Վահրամաշեն եկեղեցի), also commonly referred to as Vahramashen Surp Astvatsatsin or the Church of Amberd) was built for Prince Vahram Pahlavuni of the Pahlavuni family. An inscription on the inside lintel of the north portal to the church dates its completion to the year 1026. It sits along the slopes of Mount Aragats in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia, between the fortress of Amberd and near a wall along the promontory with the Arkashian River in the canyon below.
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  • This Church was built for Prince Vahram Pahlavuni as the name denotes, and probably used by the Amberd fortress people which is about 100 yards before. Located along the Aragats Mountain. Not very...  more »
  • Also called the Church of Amberd, it was built begining of the 11th century on a promontory on the slpes of Mount Aragats. It is located next to the Amberd Fortress in an altitude of 2300 m ASL. The....  more »
  • This church is located in incredible place, between mountains.
  • A small, cozy church close to Amberd. The scenery here is beautiful.

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