Armenian Heritage Gallery Singapore

The Armenian Church Singapore is Singapore’s oldest Church, built in 1835. In the early 1830s, there were an increasing number of Aremnian families growing due to the growing Southeast Asia business and expansion opportunities. A place of worship for the Armenian community in Singapore was deemed necessary, therefore the land was acquired in 1833 from the colonial government of that time. While majority of the funds were raised by Armenians in Singapore, the funds came from Aremenians of Calcutta and Java. The Church was consecrated and dedicated to St. Gregory the Illuminator, the patron saint and the first official head …

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