Chapel of Chupan

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Chapel of Chupan
Հովվի մատուռ
ChapelofChupan.jpg
Chapel of Chupan
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
Location
LocationJolfa, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran
Chapel of Chupan is located in Iran
Chapel of Chupan
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates38°58′32″N 45°34′22″E / 38.97549577°N 45.5729118°E / 38.97549577; 45.5729118Coordinates: 38°58′32″N 45°34′22″E / 38.97549577°N 45.5729118°E / 38.97549577; 45.5729118
Architecture
TypeChurch
Groundbreaking1518
TypeCultural
Criteriaii, iii, vi
Designated2008 (32nd session)
Reference no.1262
RegionAsia-Pacific

The Chapel of Chupan is a small, historic Armenian church building in a mountain valley west of Jolfa near the Aras River in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. It was built in the 16th century and rebuilt in 1836. It is part of Iran's "Armenian Monastic Ensemble" UNESCO World Heritage site listing.[1]

The chapel before reconstruction
The chapel being reconstructed
Underneath the chapel dome
Altar of the chapel
The chapel in 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chupan Chapel (Saint Stepanos Ensemble)". Tishineh. Retrieved 2019-07-11.