Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, Lviv

4.7
In a quaint neighborhood of the old town, Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church attracts visitors with its tall castle-like tower and picturesque interior spaces. Originally built in 1363, this structure suffered devastating fire damage in 1527. It was restored to its nearly original appearance between 1908 and 1927. Visit colonnade-lined yards and lavish interiors featuring precious icons of St. Gregory and the Virgin Mary, which were brought to the site in the 1600s. Observe the abundantly decorated domes and look for the 18th-century wooden altar. Outside you'll see an Armenian cemetery; some of the graves here date back to the 16th century. Make Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church a part of your Lviv vacation plans using our Lviv travel itinerary planner .
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  • Don't walk too fast as you can easily pass this church without noticing. The façade isn't that one of a church but rather that of a regular building. The interior is very different to the orthodox one...  more »
  • The lviv city has a small armenian quarter and the church is an Armenian Apostolic Church. Do visit for its uniqueness and some amazing paintings. Unfortunately restoration work is going on so the ent...  more »
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