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Albanian temple in Yukhary Askipara

An ancient Albanian temple is located in the village of Yukhary Askipara, on the left bank of the river Cogaz. An Albanian cross has installed above the entrance to the temple. The inside columns are decorated with floral ornaments and ornament in the form of fish. Executed in Syrian-style the temple was built in V-VIII centuries. Several gravestones were discovered in the courtyard of the temple. One of the gravestones had the following Albanian inscription: "we do not leave home,  do not obeyed Gregorians, we were killed ...".

Currently the temple is located on the territory occupied by Armenians.