Related to Orumieh city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
Also known as: St. Mary Church, Church of Mother Mary
This church is situated in a garden in an old locality of the city in Janveslu Village near Urmia (at south-west of Urmia City). The construction of which dates back to the 7th century AD. and the end of the Sassanian Dynasty.
This 4 square metres church is one of the smallest churches in the world and indeed in Iran. The building is a very simple low stone structure with wide stone buttresses, and at full capacity the church can fit about 5 people within its walls.
The township of Orumieh (Urmiah) lies between the western banks of the Lake Orumieh and the country of Turkey. The capital of which is the city of Orumieh. This city is located 951 km from Tehran and 13 km. west of Lake Orumieh on a green plain. Situated at an altitude, ...
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