St. Mesrop Mashtots

Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral

Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral was built in 19th century and now it is the seat of the Aragatsotn Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church.It is the place where the creator of the Armenian alphabet Saint Mesrop Mashtots was buried. The church was built between 1875 and 1879 by Catholicos Gevork IV of Armenia, replacing an old chapel built by PrinceVahanAmatouni in 443.