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A Must See Relic

A stone's throw away from the East River, St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral is probably the most... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
New York City, New York
Having Viewed From A Distance

This Cathedral is close to our hotel and having viewed from afar and been impressed by the... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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17 Jul 2018
“A Must See Relic”
12 May 2018
“Having Viewed From A Distance”
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

A stone's throw away from the East River, St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral is probably the most elegant building of Murray Hill. The nave entrance is at the corner of 33rd Street and 2nd Avenue.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This Cathedral is close to our hotel and having viewed from afar and been impressed by the architecture, I made sure to stroll down for a closer look. Not open on the day, but the building is impressive and benefits from a closer inspection. There...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

This is one of the most beautiful churches I've visited. We attended a wedding here and it was really a beautiful experience. A simple yet elegant church!

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

I visited in the mid afternoon on a weekday and the church didn't seem to be open to the public (as such it wasn't possible to view the interior). The exterior is not so attractive, being a fairly modern construction made up of slabs of...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I do agree the visit there was incredibly emotional! It's not possible to explain with words the sense of belonging but you would feel it right away! Amazing place to discover for an Armenian or simply someone that is open about finding exciting stuff about...More

1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

We had my son's baptism there, I am Atmenian but my husband is Catholic. I could not explain how emotional that was, me, my husband and his catholic family were fascinated! We felt like there's truly something Holy involved! The way the did it, the...More

1  Thank NB_NYC2013
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This place will be more valuable for Armenian tourists. Huge Armenian church in the very heart of New York City. This is one the biggest Armenian churches out of Armenia. Also here you can get information about Armenians, Armenia, our religion, the history of Christianity...More

1  Thank Ashot81
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