The holy savior cathedral commonly known as Ghazanchetsots cathedral is a major cathedral in Shusha. It was consecreated in 18888 and is considered a landmark of Karabakh. It was damaged during the march 1920 massacre of armenians of the city by azeraijanis and experienced a decades- long decline.
According to medieval Armenian sources the settlement was first mentioned as Vararakn. Stepanakert is the centure of the economy of Artsakh. Stepanakert is also ho me to many large industrial firms including the "Stepanakert Brandy factory", "Artsakh Berry" food products and "Artsakh footwear" factory.
Tigranakert is a Armenian city dating back to the hellenistic period. It is one of several former cities in the Armenian plateau with the same name , named in honor of the Armenian king Tigranes the Great. It occupies an area of about 50 hectares and is located in the province of Martakert in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
Amaras monastrery is an Armenian monastery in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. According to medieval chtoniclers Byuzand and Kaghankhatvatsi St. Gregory the illuminator fou ded the Amaras monastery at the start of the fourth century. Amaras was the burial place of ST. Gregory the illuminator"s grandson St. Gregoris .
Gandzasar monastery is a 10th to 13th century Armenian monastery situated in the Mardakert district of de facto Nagorno-Karabakh republic . Gandzasar is now the seat of the archbishop of Artsakh appointed by the mother See of the holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian apostolic church.
Dadivank is an Armenian monastery . It was built between the 9th and 13th cantury. The moastery was founded by Dadi.The monastery was first mentioned in the 9th century. The monasery belongs to Artsakh diocese of the Armenian apostolic church and consists of the cathedral church of St. Astvatzadzin , the chapel and a few other buildings.