Yerablur

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Location: Yerevan

Established: 1992

 

 

Yerablur («Built on three hills» descriptive transl.) is the national crypt, where bodies of liberators and military officers, murdered during the ceasefire violation and Artsakh battle in Shushi. of 1994 are buried. The height of the hill is 95 m, the territory of the pantheon – 19,22 ha. 

 

Commander Andranik, national heroes V. Sargsyan, J. Abrahamyan, M. Melkonyan and 673 other militiamen and military leaders are buried here. 

 

On the left side of the entrance a chapel is located; the museum, devoted to the gone heroes is in front. There is a museum, devoted to the 39 soldiers of the Secret Army of Armenia in neighborhood. The monument, devoted to the liberators, missing in action is further. 

 

The construction of St. Vardanants church (dynasty of commanders in Armenia) started in 1994 under the auspices of the catholicos of all Armenian Garegin A and Vazgen Sargsyan (hero of Armenia). Construction of the church was sponsored by Hrach and Victoria Voskanyans, living in the USA. 

 

By the order of the catholicos of all Armenian every Sunday, religious holidays and merelots (the next day after the religious holidays is devoted to the remembering of the dead relatives and visiting cemeteries) St. Liturgy is held here. 

 

28th of January is the Army Day in Armenia. Every year on that day Armenians come to Yerablur to commemorate the gone heroes. 




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