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Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris

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Prominent Church in Goris

Walking towards the center of Goris, you can't miss this church. It has a nice park inside with a... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
New Delhi
newer or restored

Unlike some of the other churches, this one feels newer and is very close to view of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Seattle, Washington
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6 Oct 2018
“Prominent Church in Goris”
31 Aug 2018
“newer or restored”
Mashtots Street | Grigor Tatevatsi St, Goris, Armenia
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Walking towards the center of Goris, you can't miss this church. It has a nice park inside with a fountain, to sit and relax. It isn't a very big church, but the backdrop of mountains makes for nice ambiance.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Unlike some of the other churches, this one feels newer and is very close to view of the mountain Ararat.Church itself is not super pretty, but views are.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vamsally
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This old monastery and pilgrimage site is situated on a hillock in the Ararat plain next to the closed borderline (guarded by Russian military) with Turkey, it is worth a small detour. The inside of the church (7th century) is hardly decorated but possesses the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank cw f
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is the church visited when I went. I love traveling the world and seeing different cultures and religions and this was awesome.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Elijah S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Goris Cathedral is important to Armenians as it is the location where early 20th century national hero, Garegin Njdeh was proclaimed "Sparapet" (or Marshal) of the free Mountainous Republic of Armenia, which contained the regions of the country which had resisted Soviet occupation. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank raffie2016
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Goris city is very nice small city. Surrounded with high natural rocks, the city is a good overnight option during South exploration. The church is very nice. It is typical Armenian church, located in the city center. Best view both during daytime and by night.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ashot81
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Una pequeña iglesia en una esquina de la ciudad por fuera es muy bonito con unos jardines amplios y grandes y por dentro está bien arreglada me pareció un buen lugar para toma de fotografías existen un par de cuadros adentro que son interesantes cuando...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Chipilingt
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very nice church in the centre of Goris. Worth a visit if staying in Goris for a night or two. Easy to find!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank mrviflot
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