Ani – the Cathedral

Ani – the Cathedral

Ani – the Cathedral from South-East.

Armenian Diaspora Memory and Innovation collection.

The Armenian Bagratuni dynasty settled at Ani in Greater Armenia. Ani was the Armenian site of a fortress and ancient town built between two rivers on the east and west, protected on the north by a great double wall. The impressive number of churches and monasteries in the Armenian capital gave it the name “city of a thousand and one churches”.

Closest cities are Kars, Mren, Bagaran, Armawir, Garni, Erevan and Amberd.

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