Jolfa neighborhood

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  • St. Georg Church

    St. Georg Church

    The St. Georg church, or Gharib church is a historical church in Isfahan. After the Hakoup church, which is located inside the St. Mary church, it is the oldest church in the Julfa quarter. The building was built in 1611 C.E, by Khaje Nazar during the reign of Shah Soltan Hossein Safavid.

  • Jolf quarter combination of old and modern architecture

    Jolf quarter combination of old and modern architecture

    The New Julfa quarter in which Vank Cathedral and other Armenian churches are situated is very different from any other place in Isfahan; it is established in 1606 by Shah Abbas I and worth being visited.

  • Jolfa preserved its Christian-Islamic architecture

    Jolfa preserved its Christian-Islamic architecture

    In Jolfa neighborhood, in addition to churches and bells, the architectural style of houses is different from other parts of the city as some of them include tile works with Armenian inscriptions.

  • Vank cathedral in Isfahan

    Vank cathedral in Isfahan

    Vank cathedral is located in the new Jolfa neighborhood of Isfahan; Vank literally means "monastery" or "convent" in the Armenian language. The church was built in 1606, during the reign of Shah Abbas II. Several years after its construction, it was rebuilt, and this time the construction process lasted for nine years.

  • St. Mary Church

    St. Mary Church

    The St. Mary church which is located in West Nazar Street, Jolfa neighborhood of Isfahan, dates back to Safavid era. This building is registered in the list of national monument of Iran on March 8, 2003, with the registration number of 7647.