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Yerevan suburbs are also rich in many places of interest that are worth visiting. Etchmiadzin complex is definitely one of them. Etchmiadzin Cathedral was built yet in the 5th century. There are more historic churches not far from the cathedral – Surb Gayane, Surb Hripsime and Surb Shoghakat. Nowadays, the complex also includes the Academy of Saint Etchmiadzin, the Synod of Armenian Church, Catholicos residency, several museums and libraries that exhibit large collections of unique books and manuscripts.