Odsun Church Kirche Armenia

Armenia: The Beautiful Basilica Of Odzun

Odzun Basilica dates back to the 7th century and differs from other sacral buildings we have seen. Some of those extravaganzas are the proportions (height vs. width ratio) which rather evokes the thought of gothic decendance than one from the early middle ages. Second are the paintings inside the church – above all a giant Madonna – which are directly painted on the walls. On the outside you can find a funerary monument, a gift from an Indian king. Finally you see animals and faces on the cross stones in the churches garden, which I saw very rarely.

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