Day archives: March 19th, 2020

Pilgrimage Of Armenians From Nakhichevan-On-Don To Surb Karapet Monastery

Pilgrimage Of Armenians

The pilgrimage of people from Nakhichevan-on-Don was not limited to Jerusalem. Older people traveled there, while male youth before marriage would go to the Surb Karapet Monastery in the city of Mush (Historical Armenia). The youth would usually gather from Novo-Nakhichevan (Rostov-on-Don), Ekaterinodar (Krasnodar), and Stavropol. They, all on horseback, armed with rifles and daggers, …