List of religious centers in Tehran

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List of religious centers in Tehran

Religious centers[edit]

  • Shahr Banu Mausoleum
  • Javan-Mard Qassab Mausoleum, a pre-Islamic semi-mythical hero
  • Dozens of Imamzadeh shrines, hundreds of years old, including that of Imam Zadeh Saleh.
  • Dozens of Saqa Khanehs: traditional places of prayer
  • Several Tekyehs: traditional places for mourning Muharram ceremonies for Husayn ibn Ali.
  • Ebn-e Babveyh cemetery, where many Iranian giants such as Takhti and Ali Akbar Dehkhoda are buried.
  • Zahir-ud-Dowleh cemetery, in Tajrish, where many Iranian giants of art and culture such as Iraj Mirza, Mohammad Taghi Bahar, Forough Farrokhzad, Abolhasan Saba, Ruhollah Khaleghi, and Darvish-Khan are buried.
  • Kordan Tomb, Seljuk era, Karaj.
  • Meidanak Tomb, 13th century, Karaj
  • The Polish Cemetery 1-north of Tehran in Qolhak, British Embassy Garden, where numerous World War II western Allied soldiers are buried. 2- Polish Cemetery (Catholic Cemetery) in Dulab, south-east of Tehran
  • Orthodox Cemetery, Dulab/The Russian Unknown Soldier's Tomb (Cenotaph) is located here with a red star over it
  • Naghareh Khaneh Tower. Located on a mountain with same name in HaftDastgah District, beside Aminabad Road. Its age is not clear but it is related to the Seljuk era. This tower is the tomb of a Seljuk king. Under the tower you can see other historical ruins (Einanj Dome). This place was a royal cemetery and was used in the early years of the Islamic era.

Mosques and madrasehs[edit]

A Mosque in Tehran
  • Old Jame Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1662 (1072 AH)
  • Royal (Shah) Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1810-1825 (1225-1240 AH)
  • Old SepahSalar Mosque and Madraseh - Marvi St. - 1861 (1277 AH)
  • New SepahSalar Mosque and Madraseh - Baharestan Sq. - 1879-1892 (1296-1309 AH)
  • Haj RajabAli Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 1836 (1252 AH)
  • Sheikh AbdulHussein Mosque and Madraseh - Pachenar - 1854 (1270 AH)
  • Haj Seyed Azizullah Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - Early 19th century
  • Aqa Mahmud Mosque - Marvi St. - 1828 (1243 AH)
  • Beinul-Haramein Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1835 (1251 AH)
  • Sanee-Divan Mosque - Shahpur Ave. - 1915 (1333 AH)
  • Khazen-ul-Mulk Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1876 (1293 AH)
  • Seraj-ul-Mulk Mosque - AmirKabir Ave. - 1886 (1303 AH)
  • Haj Abulfath Mosque and Madraseh - Rey St. - 1888-1894 (1305-1312 AH)
  • Saheb-Divan Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1885 (1302 AH)
  • HemmatAbad Mosque - Sepah Ave. - 1906 (1324 AH)
  • Moezz-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Iran St. - 1899 (1317 AH)
  • Moshir-us-Saltaneh Mosque - Mowlavi Ave. - 1900 (1318 AH)
  • Aqa Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 1863 (1280 AH)
  • Behbahani Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 1893 (1311 AH)
  • Haj Esmail Mosque - Shah Sq. - 1896 (1314 AH)
  • Haj Abulfath Me'mar Mosque - Emamzadeh Yahya - 1886 (1303 AH)
  • Kharaqaniha Mosque - Rey St. - Mid-19th century
  • Sanee-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - Mid-19th century
  • Malek Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - Early 19th century
  • Agha Bahram Mosque - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • Amin-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Aqsa Mosque and Madraseh - Mowlavi Ave. - 19th century
  • Pamenar Mosque - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • Chalanchi Khan Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1837 (1253 AH)
  • Aqa Jalal Mosque - Rey St. - 19th century
  • Haj SaqaBashi Mosque - Iran St. - Early 20th century
  • Haj Seif-ud-Dowleh - Zahir-ul-Eslam St. - 19th century
  • DabbaghKhaneh Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 19th century
  • Saheb-Jam Mosque - Saheb-Jam St. - 19th century
  • Majd-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Sepah St. - 19th century
  • Moayyer-ul-Mamalek Mosque and Madraseh - Khayyam Ave. - 1873 (1290 AH)
  • Monirieh Mosque - Qazvin Ave. - Early 20th century
  • Niaki Mosque - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • Haft-Tan Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Haft-Dokhtaran Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • ChaharSuq Bozorg Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • ChaharSuq Kuchak Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Khan-e-Marvi Madraseh - Mavi St. - 19th century
  • Abdullah Khan Madraseh - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1861 (1277 AH)
  • Asefieh Madraseh - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1861 (1277 AH)
  • Dangi Madraseh - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • QanbarAli Khan Madraseh - Cyrus Ave. - 1871 (1288 AH)
  • Saneeieh Madraseh - Emamzadeh Yahya - 1886 (1303 AH)
  • Kazemieh Madraseh - Emamzadeh Yahya - 1881 (1298 AH)
  • Philsuf-ud-Dowleh - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Hosseineh Ershad - ZarrabKhaneh - 1960s
  • Al-Javad Mosque - 20th century

Fire temples[edit]

  • Adorian - Qavam St. - 1907
  • Markar Complex - TehranPars - 1930s
  • Shah Vrahram Izad - South Karegar Ave.
  • Great Adorian - Vanak - Under Construction
  • Tower of Silence (Dakhmeh-ye Gabrha). Located on Moshirieh Road behind 7th unit of Tehran Cement Plant. It is circular in shape.
  • Qasr-e-Firuzeh Zoroastrian Cemetery - 1935

Churches[edit]

Saint Sarkis Armenian Cathedral in Tehran cnr Nejatollahi and Karim Khan-e Zand Sts, Valiasr Sq Area

Orthodox churches[edit]

Armenian Orthodox[edit]

Assyrian Orthodox[edit]

  • Saint George (Mar Gevargiz) Assyrian Church of the East - Bagh-e-Shah - 1962
  • Holy Mary (Mart Maryam) Assyrian Church of the East - Sarbaz St. - 1978

Orthodox expatriate community churches[edit]

Catholic churches[edit]

Armenian Catholic churches[edit]

  • Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Armenian Catholic Church - Ghazali St. - 1954
  • Saint Joseph (Surp Hovsep) Armenian Catholic Church - Mirdamad Blvd. - 1963
  • Holy Mary (Surp Asdvadzadzin) Armenian Catholic Church - Yusefabad
  • Armenian Catholic Chapel - Dulab Armenian Catholic Cemetery - 1946

Assyrian Catholic churches[edit]

  • Saint Joseph (Mar Yozef) Assyrian Catholic Church - Forsat St. - 1950
  • Holy Virgin Assyrian Catholic Church - Appadana St.
  • Assyrian Catholic Chapel - Eslamshahr Catholic Cemetery - 1967

Roman Catholic churches[edit]

  • Saint Abraham's Church Dominican catholic Church - Jamalzadeh Shomali St. - 1966
  • Holy Heart of Christ Roman Catholic Church - Old Shemiran Road - 1920
  • Holy Mary Roman Catholic Church - France St. - 1937
  • St. Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) Roman Catholic Church (Lazarists) - Manuchehri St. - 1945
  • Abraham Roman Catholic Church (IrishDominicans) - Jamalzadeh St. - 1962[1]

Protestant churches[edit]

Evangelical Church of Iran[edit]

  • St. Peter Protestant Church (American) - Qavam St. - 1873
  • Emmanuel Protestant Church - Tavanir St. - 1972
  • Saint John (Surp Hovhannes) Armenian Protestant Church - Nader Shah Ave. - 1964
  • St. Thomas (Mar Toma) Assyrian Evangelical Church - Amirabad - 1967

Anglican church[edit]

  • St. Paul Anglican Church - Hafez St. - 1967

Assemblies of God[edit]

Brotherhood church[edit]

Adventists[edit]

Expatriate community churches[edit]

Synagogues[edit]

Gurdwaras[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saint Abraham's Church|http://www.irandoms.org/