Saint Hripsime Church
Saint Hripsime Church
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Cloud
Frankfurt, Germany1,132 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Very beautiful church dating back to the 7th Century, dedicated to the Saint Hripsime and hosting her human remains. A beautiful combined stop when visiting the seat of the head of the Armenian Orthodox church at Etchmiadzin in Vagharshapat.
Written 12 May 2024
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Abhirup H.
New Delhi, India167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Went in the morning of March 2024 and there were white flowers all around. The complex is nice and has a beautiful garden.
Written 23 April 2024
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genibre69
London, UK5,139 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Solo
Beautiful church and nice history lesson with our tour guide of Hyur Service. The little chapel with roses and the supposed rocks used to stone her to death is worth a look.
Written 1 June 2022
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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,576 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Built at the 7th century over the ruins of a pagan temple, this is one of the oldest surving Christian churches in Armenia! It is consecrated to the cult of Saint Hripsime, a nun who suffered martyrdom together with 39 other martyrs. Her tomb can be visited in the catacomb below the main altar. The Church has been renovated along the centuries and offers moments of peace and prayer. Enjoy!
Written 28 April 2020
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Zuevy
Moscow, Russia1,450 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
The nearest Church to Yerevan is located on the outskirts of Echmiadzin. Simple, strict and very soulful. Here you can just stand both inside and in the courtyard. Instead of luxury, stone is everywhere, which makes the Church unique
Written 25 September 2019
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tinkle_24
Northampton, UK1,742 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Lucky enough to be there where a service was on and a female soloist with a male choir had the most melodic voices. Created such a wonderful atmosphere. On the other hand we were unable to go and see the crypt. Cannot have everything in life! Beautiful dome within the church.
Written 18 September 2019
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A A
Providence, RI37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
This church was included as part of Yerani travel tour to Echiamdzin. I'm glad we made the stop. The story of Hripsime is very sad but important one in the history of Armenia becoming first Christian nation in the world.
Written 13 September 2019
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dragongeorge
Barrow-in-Furness, UK1,069 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Built in the early 7th century in honour of the nun Hripsime, this church is a magnificent example of Armenian churches The nun's mausoleum is in a small room below the altar. There is a bell tower added in the eighteenth century, but apart from that, the church is in the same state as when it was built. Constructed of tuff stone, the church shines in the sunshine. There are several steps up to reach the church. There is a small souvenir shop at the base of the steps, to the left.
Written 14 August 2019
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ctsounis
New York City, NY1,027 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018
Built on a pagan temple. The church is under construction and temple columns are covered. A Hellenistic temple, similar to the Temple of Garni and dedicated to a pagan goddess, stood in the place of the church. During excavations in 1958 the foundation of a monumental stone building with Hellenistic ornaments was found under the supporting column.

The church is a classic. We enjoyed the experience
Written 20 June 2019
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Prathima A
Bengaluru, India689 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Solo
Saint Hripsimé Church is one of the oldest surviving churches in Armenia. Till date this is an active place of worship. It gives some insight on how Armenian worship is different from the other flavors of Christianity.

Hripsime is a nun & traditionally considered one of the first Christian martyrs in Armenia's history. This site is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Written 21 May 2019
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