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CATHOLIC CHURCH IN IRAN (category)

More information about Vank Cathedral
Vank Cathedral
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The Vank Church is one of the most beautiful and largest churches in the Jolfa vicinity of Esfahan. Its gilded ceiling, interior section of the dome and fine historical paintings are ... MORE
The Vank Church is one of the most beautiful and largest churches in the Jolfa vicinity of Esfahan. Its gilded ceiling, interior section of the dome and fine historical paintings are matchless. Internally, the walls are adorned with oil paintings that are also gilded similar to that of Iranian art. ...
city: Tabriz
Saint Mary Church is one of the oldest and largest churches of Tabriz, where religious ceremonies of the Armenian sect take place. A few tombstones of famous personalities can be noted ... MORE
Saint Mary Church is one of the oldest and largest churches of Tabriz Dating from the 12th century, St Mary’s is a still-functioning Armenian church that was mentioned by Marco Polo. It was once the seat of the regional archbishop. Ring the bell if you want to look inside.
city: Urmia
St. Mary Church (Also known as Naneh Maryam Church) is an ancient Assyrian church located in the city of Urmia (Orumieh). It is considered by some historians to be the second oldest ... MORE
St. Mary Church (Also known as Naneh Maryam Church) is an ancient Assyrian church located in the city of Urmia (Orumieh). It is considered by some historians to be the second oldest church in Christendom after the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem in the West Bank. It suffices to say that it was ...
More information about Saint Stepanos Monastery
Saint Stepanos Monastery
in Jolfa (Julfa) City
The Saint Stepanos Monastery was erected between the periods of the 4th and 6th century AH. and is one of the important historical and religious structures of the city of Orumieh in ... MORE
The Saint Stepanos Monastery was erected between the periods of the 4th and 6th century AH. and is one of the important historical and religious structures of the city of Orumieh in the province of Azarbayjan. This church is located in the famous Darreh or valley of 'Sham', 16 km. from Jolfa. Saint ...
More information about Churches in Isfahan
Churches in Isfahan
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The Holy Savior Cathedral (Surb Amenaprkich Vank or Vank Church, also known as Church of the Saintly Sisters) is one of the famous churches in Isfahan (Esfahan). The second most important ... MORE
The Holy Savior Cathedral (Surb Amenaprkich Vank or Vank Church, also known as Church of the Saintly Sisters) ...
city: Urmia
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 ... MORE
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 ...
More information about St. Sarkis Church
St. Sarkis Church
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
Saint Sarkis Church was constructed by 'Petrossian' in the Banvan neighborhood of Tabriz in the year 1821 AD. The church, which has Armenian architecture, is made of stone ... MORE
Saint Sarkis Church was constructed by 'Petrossian' in the Banvan neighborhood of Tabriz in the year 1821 AD. The church, which has Armenian architecture, is made of stone and has a brick dome and built in the shape of a cross. There is a monument outside the church dedicated to fallen Armenians.
More information about Marserkis Church
Marserkis Church
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This church is on the slopes of the mountains, 12 km. west of Orumieh. This church was built under the orders of Shirin (the wife of the Sassanian ruler Khosrow Parviz), who was a ... MORE
This church is on the slopes of the mountains, 12 km. west of Orumieh. This church was built under the orders of Shirin (the wife of the Sassanian ruler Khosrow Parviz), who was a Christian follower.
More information about Zoorzoor (Barone) Church
Zoorzoor (Barone) Church
in Chaldran (Siyah Cheshmeh) City
This church is in the village of Barone in Zangar Valley, and in order to save it from damages, the church structure was hauled up on the mountain with the utmost care and concentration. ... MORE
This church is in the village of Barone in Zangar Valley, and in order to save it from damages, the church structure was hauled up on the mountain with the utmost care and concentration. This church dates back to the 10th century AD.
More information about Beit-ol Lahm Church
Beit-ol Lahm Church
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The same is located in the Jolfa Square, and was built by an Armenian called Khajeh Petros Vali Janian. His portrait is on the wall of the church. MORE
The same is located in the Jolfa Square, and was built by an Armenian called Khajeh Petros Vali Janian. His portrait is on the wall of the church.
More information about Tatavoos Church
Tatavoos Church
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This church is one of the most ancient churches of Tehran, constructed at the end of the 12th century AH. or the year 1178 AH. In this church a few Armenian personalities as well as ... MORE
This church is one of the most ancient churches of Tehran, constructed at the end of the 12th century AH. or the year 1178 AH. In this church a few Armenian personalities as well as foreigners have been laid to rest.
More information about Christian Church
Christian Church
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
This church is situated in the Armenian sector of Sarjooy. The main hall and paintings with plaster work and ornaments date back to the Safavid period. MORE
This church is situated in the Armenian sector of Sarjooy. The main hall and paintings with plaster work and ornaments date back to the Safavid period.
More information about Holy Mariyam Church
Holy Mariyam Church
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
This building is located in the Armanestan Alley or Ounchoo Meydan in Ardabil and dates back to about 300 years ago. The interior decorations are very interesting and its wooden door ... MORE
This building is located in the Armanestan Alley or Ounchoo Meydan in Ardabil and dates back to about 300 years ago. The interior decorations are very interesting and its wooden door is ornamented with intricately carved geometrical designs.
More information about Sorop Serkis Church
Sorop Serkis Church
in Khoy City
city: Khoy
Sorp Serkis Church (Kelisa) dates back to the 4th century AD. , and is on the Cultural Heritage Organization records. This old church has been located in Khoy. MORE
Sorp Serkis Church (Kelisa) dates back to the 4th century AD. , and is on the Cultural Heritage Organization records. This old church has been located in Khoy.
city: Maku
This church is situated in the village of Qarah Kelisa, district of Siyah Cheshmeh, Maku. It is the tomb of the sacred Thaddeus. According to historical records of the Sassanian period, ... MORE
This church is situated in the village of Qarah Kelisa, district of Siyah Cheshmeh, Maku. It is the tomb of the sacred Thaddeus. According to historical records of the Sassanian period, some of the Armenians were the followers of prophet Zoroaster, whereas some were sun worshipers. In the year 43 AD. ...
More information about Giyoork Church, Jolfa
Giyoork Church, Jolfa
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This is another church in this vicinity, which displays interesting aspects and is also known as the Qarib Church. Colossal, religious slabs of stone from the 'Ooch Church' are safe ... MORE
This is another church in this vicinity, which displays interesting aspects and is also known as the Qarib Church. Colossal, religious slabs of stone from the 'Ooch Church' are safe guarded here.
More information about Hakoop Church
Hakoop Church
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This is the very first Armenian Church in the territory of Esfahan, and was constructed in 1065 AH, after the Armenians immigrated to this vicinity. At present this church is located ... MORE
This is the very first Armenian Church in the territory of Esfahan, and was constructed in 1065 AH, after the Armenians immigrated to this vicinity. At present this church is located in the courtyard of the St. Mary's Church.
More information about Holy Jesus Christ Church
Holy Jesus Christ Church
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
This structure is uniquely interesting from the architectural point of view. Its window panes are multicolored and in general the architecture is a mixture of Christian and Iranian ... MORE
This structure is uniquely interesting from the architectural point of view. Its window panes are multicolored and in general the architecture is a mixture of Christian and Iranian architecture.
city: Bushehr
This church is located in the western sector of the Island and is a church probably belonging to the Christians of the Sassanian era. MORE
This church is located in the western sector of the Island and is a church probably belonging to the Christians of the Sassanian era.
More information about Mahalzan Church
Mahalzan Church
in Khoy City
city: Khoy
This church is 8 km. north of Khoy in the village of Mahalzan. The church is most probably related to the Mongol or Safavid periods. MORE
This church is 8 km. north of Khoy in the village of Mahalzan. The church is most probably related to the Mongol or Safavid periods.
city: Khoy
This church is located in the village of Jamal Abad, and belongs to the Assyrian of this vicinity. The mode of architecture relates to the Sassanian period. MORE
This church is located in the village of Jamal Abad, and belongs to the Assyrian of this vicinity. The mode of architecture relates to the Sassanian period.
city: Urmia
This church is located out side the Orumieh city on the slopes of the Marqoor Yagoos Mountain. The structure of the said is probably related to the Sassanian era. MORE
This church is located out side the Orumieh city on the slopes of the Marqoor Yagoos Mountain. The structure of the said is probably related to the Sassanian era.
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