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Etchmiadzin Cathedral
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Etchmiadzin Cathedral

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Armenia
Description:
Etchmiadzin Cathedral is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), Armenia. According to scholars it was the first cathedral (but not the first church) built in ancient Armenia, and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Etchmiadzin Cathedral", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.