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St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral

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Century of Foundation: XXI Date of Foundation: 2001 Region: Yerevan Location: Yervand Kochar Str. St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral of Yerevan is an ensemble of 3 churches which together seat nearly 2,000. The main church seats 1700 - a symbolic reference to the 1700th anniversary of the adoption of Christianity as a state religion, for which commemoration it was commissioned. The two chapels have a capacity of 150 to 200 each. They are named after Tiridates and Ashkhen, the Armenian King and Queen who converted to Christianity in 301 AD and declared Christianity as a State religion. The total area of the church is 3,200 square meters (34,500 square feet).

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