Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

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Vank Church (کلیسای وانک یا آمنا پرکیچ) in Isfahan (Esfahan) (اصفهان), is the most important and famous historical church in Isfahan from the viewpoint of architecture and decorations values and wall paintings. This church has other names such as san sour or Amena Perkich that means savior. This splendid church was built in 1015 H / 1605 AD. It has a great dome, tall walls and vaults that is now the residence of Armenian caliphate of Iran and India.
Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

Isfahan (Esfahan), located about 340 km south of Tehran, is the capital of Isfahan Province (استان اصفهان) and Iran’s third largest city (after Tehran and Mashhad). Isfahan City had a population of 1,583,609 and the Isfahan metropolitan area had a population of 3,430,353 in the 2006 Census, the second most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran.

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Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

 

Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

 

Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

 

Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran