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St. Gayane church

St. Gayane church was built by Ezr Catholicos in 630 in Vagharshapat. In 1652 the walls and roofing were renovated. In 1683 next to the facade a gallery (where remarkable church representatives were buried) was added. This church is an example of a vaulted basilica type. The constructive elements are (arches, quarters, tromps) created with great skill. On both sides of the main altar there are entries. The windows of the church are characteristic to the 7c.

St. Gayane church is well known because of its simplicity and architectural-artistic style, impressive interior and convincing spatial forms.

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