Amaras

Amaras

Amaras village located in the Republic of Artsakh near the town of Martuni. In this settlement, first catholicos of Armenia Gregory The Enlightener founded a monastery which construction is finished only by his bishop grandson Grigory. Amaras was known as a religious and cultural centre of Artsakh. Exactly here Mesrop Mashtoc founded the first school in Artsakh.

 

Look also: tourist sights of Armenia and adventure tours.

 

 


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