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A beautiful, spiritual experience,with talented musicians!!

We love this experience on each visit to New York. A beautiful, spiritual experience,with... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida
A Must See Relic

A stone's throw away from the East River, St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral is probably the most... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
New York City, New York
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1 Jan 2019
“A beautiful, spiritual experience,with talented musicians!!”
17 Jul 2018
“A Must See Relic”
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630 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4806
Murray Hill
+1 212-686-0710
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

We love this experience on each visit to New York. A beautiful, spiritual experience,with talented musicians!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jhbrooks22
Reviewed July 17, 2018

A stone's throw away from the East River, St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral is probably the most elegant building of Murray Hill. The nave entrance is at the corner of 33rd Street and 2nd Avenue.

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Richiebeans
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This Cathedral is close to our hotel and having viewed from afar and been impressed by the architecture, I made sure to stroll down for a closer look. Not open on the day, but the building is impressive and benefits from a closer inspection. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful churches I've visited. We attended a wedding here and it was really a beautiful experience. A simple yet elegant church!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Techyling
Reviewed July 5, 2015

I visited in the mid afternoon on a weekday and the church didn't seem to be open to the public (as such it wasn't possible to view the interior). The exterior is not so attractive, being a fairly modern construction made up of slabs of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed May 24, 2015

I do agree the visit there was incredibly emotional! It's not possible to explain with words the sense of belonging but you would feel it right away! Amazing place to discover for an Armenian or simply someone that is open about finding exciting stuff about...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Alex S
Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We had my son's baptism there, I am Atmenian but my husband is Catholic. I could not explain how emotional that was, me, my husband and his catholic family were fascinated! We felt like there's truly something Holy involved! The way the did it, the...More

1  Thank NB_NYC2013
Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place will be more valuable for Armenian tourists. Huge Armenian church in the very heart of New York City. This is one the biggest Armenian churches out of Armenia. Also here you can get information about Armenians, Armenia, our religion, the history of Christianity...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Ashot81
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