Armenian church in Kayseri to reopen as library

The Armenian Church of Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Virgin Mary) in Caeserea (Kayseri) will be reopened as library, reports, quoting Hurriyet.

The church has served as exhibition hall, gym and even Police station at different times.

The church will be renovated before opening slated for fall 2017.  About $1.6 million has been allocated for this purpose.

The library will work round the clock and will host 50 thousand books. It will have e-books and a document section, part of it will be turned into café-library.

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