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Shoghakat Church, Vagharshapat

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The Church of Shoghakat (Armenian: Շողակաթ եկեղեցի; meaning "drop of light" because of the ray of light that came down from heaven upon Hripsime's martyrs) was erected in 1694 by Prince Aghamal Sorotetsi during the reign of Catholicos Nahabed I in the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), in Armenia's Armavir Province.
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  • Surb Shoghakat church was built in 1694 by prince Aghamal Shorotetsi in the time of the Catholicos Nahapat to the west of St. Hripsime church on the site of IV century chapel( a holy site of... 
    Surb Shoghakat church was built in 1694 by prince Aghamal Shorotetsi in the time of the Catholicos Nahapat to the west of St. Hripsime church on the site of IV century chapel( a holy site of...  more »
  • A very pretty church. Built in honor of one of the Holy martyrs, who died for their faith in Christ. Restrained and understated, but at the same time filled with grace and dignity. Spacious and... 
    A very pretty church. Built in honor of one of the Holy martyrs, who died for their faith in Christ. Restrained and understated, but at the same time filled with grace and dignity. Spacious and...  more »

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