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