Armenian Orthodox Sites
Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Armenian Orthodox sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.
Akdamar ChurchEastern Anatolia, TurkeyThe Church of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island is a ruined Armenian cathedral dating from 921 AD. Beautifully situated on Lake Van, the church is famed for its fascinating medieval sculptures.
Armenian MosaicJerusalemThis beautiful mosaic with an Armenian inscription dates from the 6th century and was part of a mortuary chapel. The birds symbolize the souls of believers.