Khatchkar, croix de pierre arménienne

Historic site and monument Memorial
  • Khatchkar
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Presentation

Standing in the Félix Ziem garden of stone sculptures, it pays tribute to victims of the Armenian genocide in April 1915.
The khachkar is a stone stele with a large carved cross. A hybrid work of art between sculpture and architecture, it is an Armenian creation.
UNESCO listed the art of Armenian cross-stones in November 2010 as intangible cultural heritage.
Accessible for disabled
Public parking (Parking Ziem)
Labels
  • categories :
    • Town of Art & History
    • UNESCO World Heritage
General information
  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Environments :
    • Town location
  • Period :
    • 20th C
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Close to pleasure port
    • Pier within 500 m
    • Close to GR footpath
Contact
Khatchkar, croix de pierre arménienne
Avenue Ziem
Jonquières
13500
Martigues
mail / message
Phone : 04 42 10 82 95
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Khatchkar, croix de pierre arménienne
Avenue Ziem
Jonquières
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.402341
Longitude : 5.047377
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