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Church in Armenia 1

These are photos from the church in Armenia, ex part of Soviet Union, now a separate country.
They have those unique churches that were caved in the mountain with the part of the original solid rock as the pillars and walls. These churches are more than 1500 years old and according to the history of this particular church the “Holy Lance” or “Spear of Christ”, the lance that pierced Jesus while he was on the cross to stop his sufferings was stored during 500 years in this place. The name of place is still “The Church of the Holy Lance”.

Church in Armenia 2

 

Church in Armenia 3 

Church in Armenia 4

Church in Armenia 5

  englishrussia.com

photos by Anna via myphototravel

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