Armenian Cathedral, Lviv

Armenian Cathedral, Lviv (must see)

The Armenian Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is located in the city's Old Town. A small Armenian church was built in the years 1363 to 1370, founded by an Armenian merchant from Caffa. It is said to have been modeled after the Cathedral of Ani in the ancient Armenian capital of Ani. The Cathedral owes most of its present-day look to a remodeling carried out during the years 1908 to 1927. Just north of the Cathedral lays a small convent of Armenian Benedictines and to the south, adjoining the bell tower, the palace of the Armenian Archbishops, both built in the late 17th century. The present-day interior is largely the work of Jan Henryk Rosen and Józef Mehoffer. The cathedral holds two icons of St. Gregory the Illuminator and the Mother of God, brought in the 17th century from Yazlovets.
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Armenian Cathedral on Map

Sight Name: Armenian Cathedral
Sight Location: Lviv, Ukraine (See walking tours in Lviv)
Sight Type: Religious
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