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Armenia Tourist Attractions
 Oshakan
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Oshakan 
Several kilometers away from Ashtarak is the village of Oshakan. The first records of Oshakan date back to the 5th century: in 440 Prince Amatuni organized the burial of the remains of the great enlightener Mesrop Mashtots, the inventor of the Armenian alphabet and built a chapel on his grave, on the place of which the St. Mesrop Church was built later, in the 19th century.

Every year in September school children learn the first letter of the Armenian alphabet in this very church, after a solemn oath at Mesrop Mashtots' grave. This place in Oshakan is one of the most visited sites in Armenia.




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