Sp. Echmiadzin church - Sp. Echmiadzin is in the village of Soradir, now called Yanal. The Armenians in the village were murdered during the genocide in 1915. The church is thought to date from the 6th century and was the model for Sp. Khach on Akhtamar island. The wall behind the church contains numerous stones with crosses. The photographs were taken in May and August 2014.