Spitakavor Church

The 5th century Spitakavor Church literally means white-colored church. It is a triple-aisled basilica, and it was most likely renovated in the 6th century. There is no foundation inscription, but evidence indicating a date for the construction of the church includes the archaic T-shaped piers, the arches of the nave, and the two pilasters that survive at the north wall. Traces of an earlier 5th-century structure in the construction details have also been found. The front façade had at one time been painted white and is covered in inscriptions. One portal leads into the building from the south wall, and another (now blocked off) was at the western wall. At the west end, a small portion of the vaulted ceiling remains, but much of it has since collapsed.

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