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Seven Churches

Seven Churches

Although it is called 'Seven Churches', our sightseeing point, which is not composed of seven churches; It is considered one of Van's oldest historical monuments. The structure; Consists of five churches, a community house (jametun), a bell tower and a library. The entire church complex is called the Varagavank Armenian Monastery. Built in the 8th century, the oldest is the church of St. Sophia. However, only the curved part (apsis) of the altar chamber survived from the structure to the present day. The second oldest building made to this day of the monastery is St. John's Church. This church is adjacent to the northern walls of St. Sophia. St. Sophia and St. John's Churches are in the first group of the complex. The second group forms the core architecture of the structure, the Church of the Holy Virgin Mary, which was completed in 1021. Its exterior architecture has a rectangular plan in the east and west directions. The four-leaf clover figure, which is a symbol of luck and fertility from the past to the present, has been one of the indispensable architectural elements of religious structures. The interior architecture of Seven Churches is planned in accordance with the figure.

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Comments

  • gunmemoli
    02.11.2022 08:10

    Şâheser ama bir o kadar bakımsız bir kilise detayları çok güzel.Geçmiş zaman depremlerde kubbeleri çökmüş.

  • fatmahnterr
    31.08.2022 06:34

    Edremit kilisesi olarak da bilinen bu kilise,bölgeye değer katıyor yılın belli günlerinde açık bulunabilir. Görülebilir bir yer. Hemen yukarisinda bulunan Edremit seyir tepesi ise bulunduğu mahalleye yukarıdan bakışıyla güzel manzaraya sahip. Ayrıca seyir tepesinde bulunan teleskop ile etrafı inceleme fırsatı var. Teleskop oldukça yüksek mercekli olup gölün karşında bulunan yüzüncü Yıl üniversitesini bile gösterebiliyor

  • ftherdincc
    13.01.2023 07:45

    Görülmesi gereken bir yer şehre hakim bir noktada

  • leylakorkmazz
    07.12.2022 06:30

    Bekçiliğini yapan beyefendiye denk gelirseniz sağ kalmış tarafını içeri girerek girebilirsiniz.

  • ardacetinkaya
    10.10.2022 06:50

    İsminde de anlaşılacağı gibi 7 kilise köyünde 7 kilise bulunuyor bunlarin bazıları ayakta bazıları ise yıkılmış durumda genel anlamada çoğu bakımsız ve zarar görmüş. 😔

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