Rafi Armenian church-Rafi' church-Rafi Aramaneh church

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Rafi Armenian church-Rafi' church-Rafi Aramaneh church

Postby Parvaneh » Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:22 pm

Introduction:Rafi Armenian church-Rafi' church-Rafi Aramaneh church(Persian:کلیسای ارامنه رفیع )

Qazvin,Taleqani st, Rafi' seminary

Rafi' church is located on Rafi' seminary, this church built in 1st Pahlavi period in a seminary where was an aducational and worship place for Armenians.it's building is bricky and it's main space is rectangular and has four columns.it's axis is eastern western and in the eastern angle, there is altar of church which is seprated from prayer room. There are two rooms in two sides of the altar. In the western angle, there is a door which opened to under the bell. This space is octangular. The entrance of church is semi-circle .there is a similar space in northern space.this church is located on Taleqani st and the other door open from Khayam st to it.
In addition to public ceremonies that are related to Armenians, the church is a host for a special ceremony of "Maryam's death&ascention" that is holded synchronal with "Eide Tabric Angur" in agust (mordad) and Armenian


Location: Qazvin city, Qazvin province

Days of trip: (Without air plane) 1 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need About 2-3 hr driving from Tehran to Qazvin)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: No limit, but spring is the best time.

Daily time visit: No permission at night

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: Guide or GPS track...

Legal permission need: No


Hotel: Qazvin 6 famous hotels: Alborz, Iran, Marmar, Ghods, Grand Hotel, Noizar

Village:Located in Qazvin City

Shop: All Qazvin shops

Gasoline: All gasoline stations in the way from Tehran to Qazvin and in Qazvin city


How to get there:
1- Go to Azadi terminal of buses in Tehran
2- Take a bus ticket to Qazvin.( Distance from Tehran to Qazvin is 153 km)
3- Take a taxi to Rafi Armenian church.

Nearest airport: Qazvin airport

Nearest train station:Qazvin station


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