Vankasar Church

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Vankasar Church
Church of Vankasar
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Location Between Martakert and Agdam, Martakert Region,
Republic of Artsakh Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto);
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan (de jure);
Vankasar Church is located in Republic of Artsakh
Vankasar Church
Shown within Republic of Artsakh
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
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]


  1. ^ "Karabakh's "white" sight: Vankasar Church (PHOTOS)". 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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