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Saint Stepanos Monastery, East Azerbaijan Province

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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A World Heritage Site, Saint Stepanos Monastery offers an insight into the religious architecture of 17th century Iran. Built in the Arax River canyon, this secluded stone monastery features a design and decorations characteristic of the Late Middle Ages, visible especially in the delicate patterns around the windows. Buy a ticket to get inside the church, where you can attend mass and admire the icons, with the painted depiction of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus standing out. You can spend a day in the campsite outside the monastery, although staying overnight is not recommended. By using our Jolfa holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Saint Stepanos Monastery and other attractions in Jolfa.
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  • The now abandoned monastery is surrounded by a huge stone wall.The cruciform stone church is under restoration and the inside is closed to visit at this time. Free entrance . 
  • The Monastery of Saint is an ancient Armenian monastery in the mountainous area of West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Also known as the Black Church.located about 20 kilometers from the town of Chaldiran...  read more »
  • (Azerbican-lilarin Kalam (Harabae kelisa)) St. Stepanos Church north of the city of Jolfa-15 KM away from change. (Tabrizden – is 150 KM can be so). Araz river by the Azerbican nerve with the Iran route. This way, you know go dam-ina also devamin araz They camp for the remaining night musafir, WC and ... service is continuous from April to June are up come the trip here nan Amud. guneşi morning on the Hill is amazing. buy your tickets, you can visit the inside of the Church sheelu. (20-30 TRY) is kept in very good condition I would recommend a trip
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