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The Sacred Site of the Descendants from the Ark: Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 2000
The Sacred Site of the Descendants from the Ark: Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots

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Echmiatsin
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The cathedral and churches of Echmiatsin and the archaeological remains at Zvartnots graphically illustrate the evolution and development of the Armenian central-domed cross-hall type of church, which exerted a profound influence on architectural and artistic development in the region.

Place/country: Armenia,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 2000

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