Oshakan, St. Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral

30km from Yerevan. See location

Oshakan Cathedral was built in the burial place of Saint Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian alphabet (405y.). Inside the church, you can visit the tomb of St. Mashtots. In the courtyard of the church, there are beautiful 36 khachkars (cross-stones) in the form of Armenian letters.