Vankasar Church

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Vankasar Church
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Church of Vankasar
Vankasar Church is located in Republic of Artsakh
Vankasar Church
Shown within Republic of Artsakh
Basic information
Location Between Martakert and Agdam, Martakert Region,
Republic of Artsakh Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto);
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan (de jure);
Geographic coordinates 40°04′20″N 46°53′15″E / 40.0721°N 46.8874°E / 40.0721; 46.8874Coordinates: 40°04′20″N 46°53′15″E / 40.0721°N 46.8874°E / 40.0721; 46.8874
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural style Armenian
Completed 600's

Vankasar Church (Armenian: Վանքասարի եկեղեցի), is a 7th-century Armenian church located in the Martakert Region of Republic of Artsakh.[1][2], de jure in the Agdam District of Azerbaijan.

It is built of cream colored stone, and it sits on a peak that allows it to be visible from several miles away.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Karabakh's "white" sight: Vankasar Church (PHOTOS)". news.am. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  2. ^ Planet, Lonely. "Vankasar Church in Northeast Karabakh". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  3. ^ Hairenik (2013-07-25). "Tigranakert, Artsakh: Story and Photos by Matthew Karanian". The Armenian Weekly. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
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