St. Sarkis Church

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Saint Sarkis Church of New Julfa
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
RiteArmenian
StatusFunctioning
Location
LocationNew Julfa, Isfahan, Iran
St. Sarkis Church is located in Iran
St. Sarkis Church
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates32°38′00″N 51°38′29″E / 32.63332151°N 51.6413936°E / 32.63332151; 51.6413936Coordinates: 32°38′00″N 51°38′29″E / 32.63332151°N 51.6413936°E / 32.63332151; 51.6413936
Architecture
StyleIsfahani
Completed1659

Saint Sarkis Church of New Julfa, (Armenian: Նոր Ջուղայի Սուրբ Սարգիս Եկեղեցի, Persian: کلیسای سرکیس مقدس), is an Armenian Apostolic church in New Julfa, Iran. It is located in Yerevan neighbourhood of New Julfa.

History[edit]

Saint Sarkis Church was built in 1659. It was originally named All Saviours Church. After devotion of relic of St. Nerses to this church in 1850s from the older St. Sarkis of New Julfa, it was renamed to St. Sarkis Church. [1] There is a chapel Named St. Sthen built 1704. Also there are several tombstones in the courtyard, including one belonging to Gregory, a martyr. [2]

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References[edit]

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