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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is located near Echmiadzin. During the restoration of the Cathedral in Echmiadzin, it serves as its replacement. Here at present the Catholicos communicates with his flock. Very good preservation of the Church and the surrounding gardens contribute to the mood.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Zuevy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a stop on our visit to Echmiadzin. Glad we visited this church. St. Gayane just like Hripshime was important figure in the history of Armenia accepting Christianity as a state religion. The story of 2 women is very sad. The churches are very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank A A
Reviewed 24 November 2018

One of churches on the area of Etchmidzian, beautiful architecture, old graves on the cemetery close to the church

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tomasz K
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This church is on UNESCO list. Very old. As I remember is from 7th century. Definitely worth to see and spend some time there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JarekUr
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The legend has it that the Church of Saint Gayane was built in the place where she was martyred. Upon the decision of Armenian Church Gayane was later listed as a saint.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

After Echmiadzin cathedral, we spend couple of minutes in Saint Gayane. It could be considered a side dish for main course of Echmiadzin...😊

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Only about 600 meters away from the much visited Echmiadzin Cathedral is the Saint Gayane Church, which together with the Cathedral and Saint Hripsime Church (and the further away Zvarnorts Archaeological Site) has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2000. But...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Surp Gayane Church nearby is a church built over the grave of St. Hripsime. It's a rather plain looking Church otherwise with the usual cross stones and grave stones surrounding the church grounds.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Gayane (Գայանե) church is built in the City of Echmiadzin, a short walk from the Cathedral of Echmiadzin. Built in 630 (according to a chronicle), Hripsime belongs to another architectural type worked out in the epoch of early Christianity in Armenia. This is a domed...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank FeelArmenia
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a historical church with amazingly spiritual presence. My husband and I got married in this 7th century architectural masterpiece as a symbol of Christianity. I always visit this church when I am visiting Armenia. The church is named after a strong woman, who...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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