St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, New Julfa

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Saint Gregory the Illuminator Church of New Julfa
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
RiteArmenian
StatusFunctioning
Location
LocationNew Julfa, Isfahan, Iran
St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, New Julfa is located in Iran
St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, New Julfa
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates32°38′08″N 51°39′12″E / 32.6354312°N 51.65342599°E / 32.6354312; 51.65342599Coordinates: 32°38′08″N 51°39′12″E / 32.6354312°N 51.65342599°E / 32.6354312; 51.65342599
Architecture
StyleIsfahani
Completed1633

Saint Gregory the Illuminator Church of New Julfa, (Armenian: Նոր Ջուղայի Սուրբ Գրիգոր Լուսավորիչ Եկեղեցի, Persian: کلیسای گریگور لوساووریچ مقدس), is an Armenian Apostolic church in New Julfa, Iran. It is located in Small Meidan neighbourhood of New Julfa.

History[edit]

Saint Gregory the Illuminator Church was built in 1633 by Khoja Minas. There are many khachkars in the church, some of which date back to 1641, 1643 and 1646. The church has a summer or outdoor chapel built in 1714, by Khoja Minas grandson. There are some tombstones in the courtyard, two of which are related to the founder of the church and the killings by Afghans in 1722. [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ս. ԳՐԻԳՈՐ ԼՈՒՍԱՒՈՐԻՉ ԵԿԵՂԵՑԻ". خلیفه گری ارامنه اصفهان و جنوب ایران.