Holy Mother of God Church, Voskepar

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Holy Mother of God Church of Voskepar
Ոսկեպարի Սուրբ Աստվածածին եկեղեցի
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Holy Mother of God Church
Holy Mother of God Church, Voskepar is located in Armenia
Holy Mother of God Church, Voskepar
Shown within Armenia
Basic information
Location Voskepar, Tavush Province,  Armenia
Geographic coordinates 41°04′25″N 45°04′32″E / 41.073639°N 45.075554°E / 41.073639; 45.075554Coordinates: 41°04′25″N 45°04′32″E / 41.073639°N 45.075554°E / 41.073639; 45.075554
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural type Small cruciform central-plan
Architectural style Armenian
Completed 7th century
Dome(s) 1

The Holy Mother of God Church of Voskepar (Armenian: Ոսկեպարի Սուրբ Աստվածածին եկեղեցի), is a 7th-century Armenian church in Voskepar, Armenia, adjacent to the border with Azerbaijan. Its design is that of the cruciform central plan, "Mastara" type. The roof was originally made of tiles. The church was reconstructed in 1975-1977. Despite heavy fighting during the Nagorno-Karabakh War having spread to the area (Tavush Province of Armenia/Gazakh Rayon of Azerbaijan), and the destruction of the immediately adjacent Azeri village, Aşağı Əskipara (Lower Askipara), the church still stands.

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