Restoration of Holy Cross (Akhtamar) Cathedral

The Holy Cross (Akhtamar) Cathedral in Van, built in 915-921, is considered one of the most valuable examples of medieval Armenian architecture. This church is located on the island of Akhtamar, 45 kilometers from the center of Van, and is one the richest historical constructions in Mesopotamia. The centuries-old presence of the church and the surrounding Armenian populations continued until […]