Religious Places

Other Churches, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 08:29 administrator
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These churches are named as, Stephanos, Yohannah, Katherine, Nikugayoos, Gregor, Minas, Sarkis, Narcis, and Mariam are other Armenian churches in Jolfa, Esfahan.

Vank Church, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 08:28 administrator
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 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. Religious paintings revealing an Italian touch can be observed here. The founder of this structure was Shah Soltan Hossain Safavid.

Hakoop Church, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 08:27 administrator
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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.

Giyoork Church, Jolfa, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 08:26 administrator
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 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.

Beit-ol Lahm Church, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 08:24 administrator
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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.

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