Jolfa (Julfa) City

Saint Stepanos Monastery - Jolfa (Julfa)
Jolfa is in the northwest of East Azarbaijan Province (Azarbaijan Sharghi) and the Aras River flows through the north of which, near the borders of Iran and the Republic of Azarbayjan and Armenia. Jolfa being the capital city of the township, located 150 km. from Tabriz. It has warm summers and moderate winters due to its relief, rainfall and vegetation are scanty.

The Saint Stepanos Monastery (Armenian: Սուրբ Ստեփանոս վանք, Surb Stepanos Vank, also known in Armenian as Maghardavank (Մաղարդավանք), is an Armenian monastery located about 15 km northwest of the city of Julfa. It is situated in a deep canyon along the Araxes, on the Iranian side of the border between Iran and Nakhchivan. It was originally built in the ninth century, and was rebuilt during the Safavid era, after being damaged through wars and earthquakes.
It is part of the Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran, which are inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
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EXPLORE ATTRACTIONS IN Jolfa (Julfa)
Category: Historical Bath
Kordasht historical Bath is located in a village of the same name near Jolfa County in northwest Iran. The bath dates back to Safavid times, and its water is supplied ...
Category: Rivers
ARAS River (Rood-e ARAS) is the most important and largest river in the northern section of the province of East Azarbayjan. The length of the said being 1,072 ...
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 ...
Asiab-kharabeh (Kharaba Dierman) is one of t beautiful regions in east Azarbaijan .The name refer due to ruined remain parts of water mill.
Above a bend in the Aras River, this restored caravanserai has some wonderful views of the eroded red mountains of Iran and across the border to the Nakhchivan ...
Kamtaal Summit (Kantal) Being one of the most beautiful and important rocky peaks of the mountains of Arasbaran. Kamtal summit as well as three other summits Kamchi ...
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