Ani Cathedral to to go under renovation

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The ruined medieval Cathedral of Ani, which is inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will go under restoration, Daily Sabah reports.

The restoration will be carried out in line with the authentic structure of the building, reports said.

Kars Museum Director Necmettin Alp told Anadolu Agency that the restoration of the cathedral will start later this month and special attention will be paid to ensure that the authenticity of the structure is preserved.

Built by prominent Armenian architect Trdat in the 11th century A.D., Ani Cathedral is a large rust-colored structure which contains sculpted columns, arches and gates.

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