ARMENIAN CHURCH USED AS STORAGE TO BE SERVED AS CULTURE CENTER

Panorama
July 27 2010
Armenia

According to Ermenihaber news website, Armenian Church of "Saint
Trinity" built in 1881 in Esqishehir Sivrihisar will be reconstructed
by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

According to the source, Anatolia's largest "Saint Trinity" Armenian
Church has been long served as storage. Abandoned for about 20 years
the church has two bell towers in its each side, the front door is
decorated by images of angels and statues of Virgin Mary inside.

After the reconstruction, the church will serve as a culture center,
where concerts, exhibitions and meetings will take place. The head of
the community building Ali Osman Gul said the culture center could
make the region a tourist home. It's supposed the reconstruction of
the church will be over till the end of the year.




From: A. Papazian