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St. Shoghakat Church

St. Shoghakat church reproduces the features of the ancient domed churches

St. Shoghakat Church

Not far from the St. Hripsime church is located St. Shoghakat church, where found refuge maiden Christians who fled from Rome.

According to popular belief, the temple gets its name from the name of the deceased is maiden. However, the name of the martyr, according to legend - Mariane, Shoghakat is associated with the vision of Gregory the Illuminator and means "believers fell of the beam".

St. Shoghakat church reproduces the features of the ancient domed churches.