Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery
|Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery|
Եղիշէ Առաքեալի վանք
|Affiliation||Armenian Apostolic Church|
Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery (Armenian: Եղիշէ Առաքեալի վանք) or Monastery of Yeghishe the Apostle (Azerbaijani: Müqəddəs Yelisey monastırı) is an Armenian Apostolic Church located on the bank of the Tartar river, in the Tartar District of Azerbaijan. The monastery is located close to the village of Madagiz. The complex comprises the church, seven chapels, a cemetery, and ruins of other buildings.
Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery was built sometime in the 5th century and expanded in the 13th century. One of the seven chapels surrounding the minster is the tomb of Vachagan III, King of Caucasian Albania, also known as Vachagan the Pious, (487–510).
- Armenian culture
- Armenian architecture
- Architecture of Azerbaijan
- Culture of Nagorno-Karabakh
- Bridge of Jerveshtik
- "6 Christian Sites Armenia Fears It Has Lost to Azerbaijan". christianitytoday.com. 5 January 2021. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
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