List of churches in Yerevan

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The following is a list of churches and cathedrals in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan along with their architectural styles.[1][2]

Active churches[edit]

Armenian Apostolic[edit]

Name Image Consecration Location Architect Style
Surp Hakob Church (Kanaker) S. Hakob Church 1679 Kanaker.JPG 1679 [3] 20/1 Kanaker 6th street, Kanaker-Zeytun District Three-nave basilica without dome
Surp Zoravor Astvatsatsin Church Zoravar 1.JPG 1694 4 Tumanyan street 2nd alley, Kentron District Three-nave basilica without dome
Surp Gevork Church (Noragavit) Եկեղեցական Համալիր Նորագավթի Ս. Գևորգ (48).JPG 17th century Noragavit 7th street, Shengavit District Three-nave basilica without dome
Saint John the Baptist Church St John The Baptist Church of Yerevan.jpg 1710 15 Kozern street, Kentron District Baghdasar Arzoumanian
and Areg Israelyan
Cruciform
Saint Sarkis Cathedral Saint-sarkis erevan.JPG 1842 21 Israelyan street, Kentron District Rafael Israelyan (renovation) Vertical-emphasis rectangular
Surp Kiraki Church Surb Kiraki Church, Noragavit.JPG 19th century Noragavit 7th street, Shengavit District Single-nave basilica without dome
Holy Mother of God Church (Nork) Yerevan, Nork-Marash district, Surp Astvatsatsin Church 1995 225 Armenak Armenakyan street, Nork-Marash District Radial
Holy Vartanants Martyrs Church Kev pic 20086.jpg 1998 Yerablur, Malatia-Sebastia District Single-nave domed basilica
Holy Mother of God Church (Nor Malatia) Erevani Surb Mariam Astvacacin ekexeci 38.JPG 1998 Romanos Melikyan street, Malatia-Sebastia District Hrachya Gasparyan Radial
Saint Sarkis Church (Nor Nork) Սուրբ Սարգիս եկեղեցի, Նոր Նորք, Երեւան.JPG 1999 5th block Galshoyan street, Nor Nork District Baghdasar Arzoumanian Circular
Saint Gregory Cathedral Surp Grigor church Yerevan5.jpg 2001 Yervand Kochar street, Kentron District Stepan Kurkchyan Mix of cruciform and
vertical-emphasis rectangular
Holy Mother of God Church (Avan) Եկեղեցի Ս. Աստվածածին (11).JPG 2002 Marshal Babajanian street, Avan District Grisha Melik-Sarkisian Cruciform
Holy Martyrs Church (Davtashen) Holy Martyrs church, Davtashen.jpg 2003 Sasna Tsrer street, Davtashen District Levon Oumedyan Single-nave domed basilica
Holy Trinity Church The Holy Trinity Church, Malatia-Sebastia district, Yerevan, Armenia adjusted.JPG 2005 11 Raffi street, Malatia-Sebastia District Baghdasar Arzoumanian Circular
Surp Khach Church (Charbakh) Surb Khach Church (15).jpg 2006 Nerkin Charbakh 8th street, Shengavit District Hrachya Gasparyan Cruciform
Holy Mother of God Church (Nor Nork) Նանսենի թանգարան.jpg 2014 Fridtjof Nansen park, Nor Nork District Albert Sokhikyan
Artashes Sokhikyan
Single-nave domed basilica
Holy Martyrs Church (Nubarashen) Holy Martyrs, Nubarashen.jpg 2015 13th street, Nubarashen District Artak Ghulyan Radial
Surp Anna Church Surp Anna Yerevan 2014 (2).jpg 2015 Abovyan Street, Kentron District Vahagn Movsisyan Cruciform

Chapels[edit]

Name Image Consecration Location Architect Style
Katoghike Church Surp Katoghike Church, Yerevan, in 2014.jpg 13th century 15/1 Abovyan Street, Kentron District Single-nave domed basilica
Saint Ananias' Chapel Zoravar 2.JPG 1889 4 Tumanyan street 2nd alley, Kentron District Single-nave domed basilica
Surp Khach Zoravor Chapel 1991 Shengavit District Ruben Gasparyan Single-nave basilica without dome

Russian Orthodox[edit]

Name Image Consecration Location Architect Style
Intercession of the Holy Mother of God Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother of God1.jpg 1916 68 Zakaria Kanakertsi street, Kanaker-Zeytun District Fyodor Verzhbitsky Mix of bell-tower and
single-domed ship-like churches style

Inactive churches[edit]

Armenian Apostolic[edit]

Name Image Consecration Location Architect Style
Holy Mother of God Chapel
(Avan) (half-ruined)
Sb Astvatsatsin Chapel, Avan, Yerevan1.JPG 4th century Nver Safaryan street, Avan District Single-nave basilica with no dome
Surp Hovhannes Chapel
(Avan) (half-ruined)
S. Hovhannes Avan.JPG 5th century Nver Safaryan street, Avan District Single-nave basilica with no dome
Katoghike Tsiranavor Church
(Avan) (half-ruined)
Avan 1.JPG 591 Marshal Khudyakov street 2nd alley, Avan District Radial
Holy Mother of God Church
(Kanaker)
S. Astvatsatsin Chuch 1695 Kanaker.JPG 1695 Kanaker 6th street 2nd alley, Kanaker-Zeytun District Three-nave basilica with no dome
Holy Mother of God Parochial Church
(Avan)
Avan Oldchurch.JPG 19th century Avan 14th street 4th alley, Avan District Single-nave basilica with no dome

Demolished churches[edit]

Armenian Apostolic[edit]

Name Image Consecration Demolition Location Architect Style
Saint Paul and Peter Church St peter paul yerevan 1930.png 6th century 1931 Replaced by the Moscow Cinema
on Abovyan Street, Kentron District
Single-nave basilica with no dome
Holy Mother of God Katoghike Church Katokhike before.png 7th century 1936 Replaced by the languages institute
on Abovyan Street, Kentron District
Three-nave domed basilica
Gethsemane Chapel Gethsemane chapel.gif 1690s 1920s Replaced by the Yerevan Opera Theater
on Tumanyan street, Kentron District
Single-nave basilica with no dome
Saint Gregory the Illuminator Church Surb grigor lusavorich.png 1900 1949 Replaced by the Yeghishe Charents School
on Amiryan street, Kentron District
Cruciform

Russian Orthodox[edit]

Name Image Consecration Demolition Location Architect Style
Saint Nikolai Russian Cathedral St. Nikolai.png Second half of
the 19th century
1931 Replaced by the Shahumyan square, Kentron District Vasili Mirzoyan
N. Kitkin
Four piers church style

Under construction[edit]

Armenian Apostolic[edit]

Name Image Consecration Location Architect Style
Arabkir community church Երևանի Արաբկիր վարչական շրջանի եկեղեցու եռաչափ վիզուալիզացիա.jpg 2015 Komitas Avenue, Arabkir District Artak Ghulyan Vertical-emphasis rectangular
Holy Translators Church 2015 Tbilisi highway, Arabkir District Erick Ohanyan Circular
Surp Mesrop Mashtots Church 2015 Liberators' Street, Erebuni District Artak Ghulyan Mix of cruciform and
vertical-emphasis rectangular
Holy Martyrs Church 2020 Arshakunyats Avenue, Shengavit District Artak Ghulyan Mix of cruciform and
vertical-emphasis rectangular

Russian Orthodox[edit]

Name Image Consecration Location Architect Style
Holy Cross Church Russian church Holy Cross Yerevan 2013.jpg 2016 Admiral Isakov Avenue, Malatia-Sebastia District Four piers church style

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chuches of Yerevan
  2. ^ Old and new Churches in Yerevan
  3. ^ Kiesling, Brady (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 40. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.