St. Ejmiatzin Cathedral

Etchmiadzin Cathedral

Ejmiatzin cathedral was built in 301-303 by Grigor Lusavorich (Gregory the Еnlightener), the founder of the Armenian Gregorian church next to the king’s palace, in place of a destroyed heathen basilica.The place called Ejmiatzin because, as the legent tells, Gregory the Еnlightener's dream Jesus Himself descended from heaven to show where He wanted a church to be built.

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