Akhtala

Akhtala

Akhtala village is situated in Lori district. One of the most interesting sights of Lori. There are several historical monuments persist to our days, such as Holy Virgin monastery and a castle. The castle was built in the 10-th century, and the main church of the monastery named St. Holy Virgin was built in the 13-th century. St. Holy Virgin was the biggest Chalcedon church of Armenia, and was famous cultural, educational, religious centre of that time. Inside the church there are beautiful frascoes, frets and other.

 

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