Saint Hripsime Church of Yalta

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Saint Hripsime Church
Սուրբ Հռիփսիմե եկեղեցի
Ялта Церква вірменська.jpg
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
Year consecrated1917
Location
LocationYalta
Saint Hripsime Church of Yalta is located in Ukraine
Saint Hripsime Church of Yalta
Shown within Ukraine
Geographic coordinates44°30′04″N 34°09′55″E / 44.501094°N 34.165334°E / 44.501094; 34.165334Coordinates: 44°30′04″N 34°09′55″E / 44.501094°N 34.165334°E / 44.501094; 34.165334
Architecture
Architect(s)Gabriel Ter-Mikelyan
StyleArmenian
Groundbreaking1909
Completed1917

Saint Hripsime Church (Armenian: Սուրբ Հռիփսիմե եկեղեցի, Surp Hripsime Yekeghetsi), is a working Armenian church located in Yalta on the Crimean peninsula and completed in 1917[1].

It is modeled after a church of the same name[2] in Vagharshapat, Armenia. In fact, a piece of that UNESCO World Heritage site church was symbolically used in the base of this church.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "В Ялте отметят 100-летие местной армянской церкви Сурб Рипсиме - 19 Ноября 2009 - Информационный центр газеты армян России "Еркрамас"". yerkramas.do.am. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  2. ^ "Armenian Church in Yalta: severity of lines and no extravagance". RestExpert. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  3. ^ "Discover Ukraine : Places : Crimea : Yalta : The Armenian Church". discover-ukraine.info. Retrieved 2018-11-13.