St. Nerses Church

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Saint Nerses Church of New Julfa
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
RiteArmenian
StatusFunctioning
Location
LocationNew Julfa, Isfahan, Iran
St. Nerses Church is located in Iran
St. Nerses Church
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates32°37′50″N 51°38′58″E / 32.63043925°N 51.64953679°E / 32.63043925; 51.64953679Coordinates: 32°37′50″N 51°38′58″E / 32.63043925°N 51.64953679°E / 32.63043925; 51.64953679
Architecture
StyleIsfahani
Completed1666

Saint Nerses the Great Church of New Julfa, (Armenian: Նոր Ջուղայի Սուրբ Ներսես Մեծ Եկեղեցի, Persian: کلیسای نرسس مقدس), is an Armenian Apostolic church in New Julfa, Iran. It is located in Kocher neighbourhood of New Julfa, next to the Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Rosary.

History[edit]

Saint Minas Church was built in 1666 by Avetis Gilanian. After devotion of relic of St. Nerses to this church, it was renamed to St. Nerses Church. [1] The church belfry was built in 1889. There are several tombstones in the courtyard, including 11 belonging Georgians with Armenian and Georgian inscriptions. [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "کلیسای نرسس، اصفهان". irandeserts.com.
  2. ^ "Ս. ՆԵՐՍԷՍ ԵԿԵՂԵՑԻ". خلیفه گری ارامنه اصفهان و جنوب ایران.