Vayots Dzor Marz
About 3 km E of Tanahati Vank
is Arkazi S. Khach (Holy Cross) Vank, a church completely rebuilt in 1870-71, still a significant pilgrimage site particularly on October 8 or 11. According to legend, a piece of the true Cross, given by the Byzantine Emperor Heraclius to the wife of Burtegh, ruler of Syunik, was buried in the walls. [Source: Rediscovering Armenia Guidebook
The doors are usually locked, although in a house past the church a bit live an older couple with the keys who will happily open the doors for you and have candles available to light for sale.