According to the General plan of 1856, the main street was constructed and named Astafyevskaya, after the governor (today, Abovyan Street).
13TH CENTURY AD
St. Astvatsatsin (Katoghike) Church was founded. A chapel was erected in the place where the remains of Saint Anania were buried in the 7th century. This is now St. Zoravor (Almighty) Church on Parpetsi Street.