“This is a project of peace,” Gevorg Ozqaragyoz, head of the reconstruction project of the Armenian St. Vordvots Church in Istanbul said. According to Turkish “Taraf”, Armenian Church St. Vordvots, which is situated near the church St. Astvatsatsin will be restored finally. It will be opened as the cultural center on June 15.
The reconstructions cost 1.5 million dollars and have been started six months ago. The agreement was signed between the fond of St. Mariam Astvatsatsin and the agency “Istanbul 2010”.
Note, the church St. Vordvots was built on 1828 by architect Grigor Balyan.