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Vank Cathedral

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New Jolfa New Mosque

After being in new Jolfa, Armenians have needed to build and have their own Cathedral with the face... read more

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PoUrya G
Esfahan, Iran
An Incredible Cathedral

Holy Savior Cathedral is a cathedral in Isfahan. The Vank Cathedral was one of the first churches... read more

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Shiraz, Iran
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Vank Church Alley | Jolfa District, Esfahan 97953-81738, Iran
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Reviewed today

After being in new Jolfa, Armenians have needed to build and have their own Cathedral with the face of a mosque in a Islamic country so they were very smart to build such a masterpiece...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Holy Savior Cathedral is a cathedral in Isfahan. The Vank Cathedral was one of the first churches to be established in the city's Jolfa district in 1606.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surely it does not have that much similarities with the European style of the churches and it does not have that much to provide. The paintings inside tho is pretty nice. The staff working there although could work on their professional behavior.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a beautiful church in jolfa with Iranian architecture. I recommend every one to see it in Isfahan.

Thank Saadat R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vank church is located in Jolfa district which was given to the Armenians in the Safavid era. it is a very beautiful church.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a church for 400 years ago , and beautiful museum , with nice domes and excellence pain on he walls with historical story .

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This place offers a lot that you might not expect: It gives a comprehensive overview of the history of the Armenians.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Wow, what to say, I was so impressed and even touched by the beauty of this cathedral. The fresco s are amazing, words do not do it any justice. Even when short on time getting a taxi to squeeze in a visit is well worth...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

This beautiful little cathedral has lovely frescos in a curious blend of Orthodox Christian and Islamic motifs (the decoration of the glorious dome). It has an excellent museum attached, with a few excellent pieces, very well curated, and highly to be recommended.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Forget the cathedrals of Europe: St Paul’s, St Peter’s, my previous favourite: St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, the Vank Cathedral is better than them all. Smaller, a lot smaller, but the frescos are out of this world. Not to be missed. I wish I went...More

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