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CATHEDRALS AND CHURCHES 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.
More information about Saint Thaddeus Cathedral
Saint Thaddeus Cathedral
in Chaldran (Siyah Cheshmeh) City
Qara Kelisa (Kara Kilise or "Black Church"), also known as the St. Thaddeus Church (Saint Thaddeus Cathedral), is one of the oldest and most notable surviving Christian monuments of ... MORE
The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus (named in honor of Apostle Thaddeus, in Armenian, Tadevos) near Maku and Chaldoran is extremely isolated in every sense of the word. It is located in the extreme northeastern corner of Iran close to the borders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. The setting is as Biblical as one can be imagine. Rolling hills, dotted with tents and sheep, surround the place.
city: Tehran
Saint Thaddeus and Bartholomeus Church is the first church built by Armenians in Tehran. It’s located on Molavi Street (Mowlavi St.), near Tehran’s Grand Bazaar. The church was built ... MORE
Saint Thaddeus Church is the first Armenian and Christian church in Tehran located in Molavi Street. The church was built in 1808 by ten Armenian families who came to Tehran on the order of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar from Jolfa of Isfahan to do glass works for royal palaces.
More information about Chapel of Dzordzor
Chapel of Dzordzor
in Maku City
city: Maku
The northwestern edge of Iran boasts the presence of old religious and cultural relics. One of these places is St. Dzor Dzor Monastery, which is also known as St. Mary Church. In fact, ... MORE
This church (located near Maku in West Azerbaijan Province), built on a rocky elevation near Zangomar River atop a rocky elevation some 600 years back, was exposed to drowning By the Baroon (Barone) Dam reservoir in 1985 when the Ministry of Energy started to construct the dam.
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 ...
city: Urmia
Maar-Sargiz Historical Church (Marserkis, Marsarkis Church, Sir Church) is located on the hillside of Ser/Sir Mountain (12 km West of the city of Orumiyeh / Urmia) and the village ... MORE
Maar-Sargiz Historical Church (Marserkis, Marsarkis Church, Sir Church) is located on the hillside of Ser/Sir Mountain (12 km West of the city of Orumiyeh / Urmia) and the village is located in the foothills of the same name. This church was built under the orders of Shirin (the wife of the Sassanian ...
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) ...
More information about Holy Mary Church in Ardabil
Holy Mary Church in Ardabil
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
Church of the Virgin Mary (Holy Maryam Church) is located in the Armanestan Alley (Armenian Alley, Armenistan Gazran alley) or Ounchoo Meydan (Unchi square) in Ardabil and dates back ... MORE
Church of the Virgin Mary (Holy Maryam Church) is located in the Armanestan Alley (Armenian Alley, Armenistan Gazran alley) or Ounchoo Meydan (Unchi square) in Ardabil and dates back to about 300 years ago. The interior decorations are very interesting and its wooden door is ornamented with intricately ...
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 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 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.
city: Khoy
Sorp Serkis Church (Surp Sarkis Church or Kelisaye Serkis-e Moghadas) dates back to the 4th century AD. and is on the Cultural Heritage Organization records. This old armenian church ... MORE
St. Sarkis Cathedral also known as Surp Sarkis Cathedral is geographically located in Khoy (Wes Azerbaijan Province). in some documents, it has been written that the construction of the cathedral dates back to Safavid Era.
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.
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.
More information about Mahalzan Church
Mahalzan Church
in Khoy City
city: Khoy
This church Also known as Surp Khach Monastery (Kelisaye Mahlazan, Kelisaye Salib-e Moghaddas or Armenian Surb Khach Monastery) is 8 km north of Khoy (West Azerbaijan Province) in ... MORE
This church Also known as Surp Khach Monastery (Kelisaye Mahlazan, Kelisaye Salib-e Moghaddas or Armenian Surb Khach Monastery) is 8 km north of Khoy (West Azerbaijan Province) in the village of Mahlazan. This old Armenian church is most probably related to the Mongol or Safavid periods. Mahlezan (Mahlezaan, ...
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