Feb 12, 2016, 6:45 PM
„The Saint Astvatsatsin Church was built in the 12-13th centuries and is one of the oldest historical monuments in Yerevan. It survived the 17th century grand earthquake, and was later enclosed in the Katoghike Church in 1693-95, and served as a sanctuary (altar) for that newly built church. In 1936, under the Bolsheviks, the Katoghike was demolished, and the older and more valuable Saint Astvatsatsin Church within it was revealed. … “ Early this evening, Yerevan.