Saint Tatavous Church, Tehran:

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Saint Tatavous Church, Tehran:

Postby Parvaneh » Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:24 am

Introduction: This edifice is located at the Chaleh Meidan district, one of the oldest districts in Tehran. It stands south of the Seyed Esmail Mausoleum, at the beginning of the northern part of the so-called Armenians' Street. The oldest church of Tehran, it was built during the reign of the Qajar king, Fathalishah. The building has a dome-shaped roof and four alcoves, an altar and a special chair reserved for the Armenian religions leader or prelate. The vestibule leading to the church contains the graves of prominent non-Iranian Christians who have died in Iran, and in the middle of the churchyard, Gribaydof, the Czarist ambassador at the court of Fathalishah, and his companions were laid to rest. They were killed by the revolutionary forces of Tehran at that time.

Source: IranChamber


Location: Tehran

Daily time visit:

Requirements: -

Legal permission need: No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: -

Lost risk: -

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Yes


Hotel: Yes

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes

Village: Located in Tehran city


How to get there:
1- Take a taxi to the museum

Nearest airport: Tehran airport

Nearest train station: Tehran station


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