List of Armenian churches in Iran

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This is a list of Armenian churches in Iran. Today there are more about 200 Armenian temples in modern Iran territory.

Tehran[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
Karimkhan Vila 1977jpg.jpg Surp Sarkis Mother Cathedral Armenian Prelacy in Tehran in early 1970s and
Armenian Prelacy in Tehran [1]
1970
Church of holy mary کلیسای حضرت مریم 1.jpg Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Naderi Ave., North Qavam St. 1945
Surp Gevork Church Shahpur Ave. 1795
Surp Minas Church Vanak 1854
Surp Vartanants Church Sardarabad (Heshmatieh) 1986
Surp Grigor Lusavoritch Church Zeitoun (Majidieh) 1982
Surp Tarkmantchats Church Sassoun (Vahidieh) 1968
Surp Thadevos - Bartołimevos Tehran Grand Bazaar 1768
Surp Hovhanness Chapel Doulab Armenian Cemetery 1936
Surp Stepanos Chapel Nor Burastan Cemetery 1974
Surp Khatch Chapel Ararat Stadium, Vanak 1987
Surp Grigor Lusavoritch Armenian Catholic Church Ghazali St. 1955
St. John's Central Evangelical Church Nader Shah Ave.
Hokeshuntch Armenian Evangelical Church
Shnorhali Armenian Evangelical Church

New Julfa, Isfahan[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
Vank Cathedral in New Julfa. Surp Amenaprkich Cathedral (All Saviour's Cathedral) and Armenian Prelacy 1655
Surp Katarine Nunnery Charsu 1623
Surp Gevork Church Hakim Nezami Ave. 1611
Surp Stepanos Church Hakopjan 1614
Surp Hovannes Mgrditch Church Charsou 1621
Surp Minas Church 1659
Surp Nersess Church 1666
Surp Grigor Lusavoritch Church 1633
Surp Sarkis Church 1659
Surp Hakop Church Big Meidan 1607
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Big Meidan 1613
Holy Bethlehem and St. Mary churches, New Julfa. Surp Betłehem Church Big Meidan 1628
Surp Nikołayos Hayrapet Church 1630

Northern Iran[edit]

West Azerbaijan[edit]

Salmas[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Akhtekhaneh 18th century
Surp Hakop Church Aslanik 1886
Surp Gevorg Church Charik 1203
Surp Sarkis Zoravar Church Drishk 1400
Surp Sarkis Church Qalasar 1806
Srp Połos-Petros Church Qezeljeh
Surp Hovhannes Church Qezeljeh 1189
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Haftvan 18th century
St. George Church, Haftvan. Surp Gevorg Church Haftvan 1652
Surp Thadevos Church Haftvan 13th century
Surp Połos-Petros Church Haftvan
Surp Sarkis Church Khosrowabad 1717
Surp Sarkis Church Goluzan 18th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Sheitanabad 1708
Surp Gevorg Church Payajuk 1751
Surp Gevorg Church Karabulagh
Surp Gevorg Church Hodar 1813
Surp Hakop Church Kohneshahr 1671
Surp Sarkis Church Kohneshahr 1671
Surp Hovhannes Church Kohneshahr 1825
Surp Sarkis Zoravar Church Malham 1711
Surp Vardan Church Malham 1724
Surp Chknavorats Church Malham 1796
Surp Sarkis Church Saramolk 1758
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Sarna 1625
Surp Gevorg Church Savera 18th century
Surp Amenaprgitch Church Zivajik 1892
Surp Sarkis Church Kojamish 1348
Surp Sarkis Church Ula

Urmia[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
Surp Hovhannes Church Balanej 17th century
Surp Hovhannes Church Badelbo 18th century
Surp Sarkis Church Surmanabad 18th century
Surp Nshan Church Jamalabad 18th century
Surp Hovhannes Church Jamalabad 18th century
Surp Gevorg Church Gardabad early medieval
Surp Sarkis Church Ikiaghaj 17th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Isalu 17th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Karaguz 18th century
Surp Hovhannes Church Karaguz 18th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Nakhichevan Tepe or Rahva 17th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Reihanabad 17th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Sepurghan 17th century
Surp Sarkis Church Sepurghan 17th century
Surp Petros Church Karabagh 1655
Surp Hovhannes Church Adeh 17th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Dizej Ala 1820
Surp Hovhannes Church Khan Babakhan 17th century
Surp Sarkis Church Kachilan 17th century
Surp Gevorg Church Shirabad 18th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Charbakhsh 1882
Surp Połos-Petros Church ChaharGushan 18th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Ballu 17th century
Surp Sarkis Church Darbarud 18th century
Surp Sarkis Church Kukia 18th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Babarud 18th century
Surp Stepanos Church Urmia 18th century

Khoy[edit]

St. Sarkis Church, Khoy.
Picture Church Location Date
Holy Cross of Christ Church, Mahlazan. Surp Khatch Kristosi Church Mahlazan 1656
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Ghris 16th century
Surp Sarkis Church Fanai 16th century
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Dizeh 18th century
Surp Sarkis Zoravar Church Var 18th century
Surp Hakop Church Saeedabad 18th century
Surp Sarkis Church 1120

Maku[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
Surp Sandukht Church Karakelisa 14th century
Surp Vardan Church Shaveran 18th century
St. Thaddeus Monastery. Surp Thade Vank
(Monastery of St. Thaddeus)
- Karakelisa Early Christianity
(Renovated in 1329 and 1820)
Chapel of Dzordzor. Surp Asdvadzadzin Chapel (Chapel of Holy Mary) Baron (Dzor Dzor) 1324

Miandoab[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
Surp Sarkis Church Taqiabad

East Azerbaijan[edit]

Tabriz[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
St. Hripsime Church, Mujumbar. Surp Hripsime Church Mujumbar 17th century
Surp Varvare Church Mujumbar 18th century
Surp Anrevuyt Church Mujumbar 1810
Surp Hovhannes Church Sohrol 19th century
Surp Grigor Lusavoritch Church Aljamolk 18th century
Surp Petros Church Minavar
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church. Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Ghala, Tabriz 1782
St. Mary Church, Maralan, Tabriz. Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Maralan, Tabriz 18th century
Surp Sarkis Church Lilava, Tabriz 1821
Holy Shołakat Chapel, Tabriz. Surp Shołakat Chapel Armenian Cemetery 1940

Julfa (Jolfa)[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
St. Mary Church, Julfa. Surp Asdvadzadzin Church North of Jolfa 1518
Surp Hovhanness Church Upper Darashamb 18th century
Surp Hovhanness Church Upper Darashamb 18th century
Surp Sarkis Church Middle Darashamb 1828
Surp Andreas Church Middle Darashamb 1836
Surp Gevorg Church Lower Darashamb 1872
St. Stephen the Protomartyr Monastery, Julfa. Surp Stepanos Nakhavga Vank or Małartavank (Monastery of St. Stephen the Protomartyr) Upper Darashamb 10th century
Sheperd Church, Julfa. Chapel of Chupan North of Jolfa

Maragheh[edit]

Picture Church Location Date
St. John Church, Maragheh. Surp Hovhanness Church 18th century


Other Cities and Villages[edit]

rightSurp Stepanos Church, Rasht
Picture Church Location Date
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Ardabil 1876
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Shiraz 1662
Surp Gevork Church Bushire 1819
Surp Asdvadzadzin Church Bandar Anzali 1855
St. Stephen Church, Rasht. Surp Stepanos Church Rasht 1954
Surp Hripsime Church Qazvin 1936
St. Stephen Church, Hamadan. Surp Stepanos Church Hamadan 1932
Surp Mesrob Church Arak 1914
St. Mesrop Church, Mashhad. Surp Mesrob Church Mashhad 1941
Surp Gevork Church Masjed-i-Suleiman 1942
Surp Karapet Church Abadan 1954
Surp Mesrob Church Ahwaz 1968

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