Category: Biblical Sites

Saint Sarkis Cathedral

You can visit this place during your stay in Tehran. This church was built by the personal expenses of an Armenian-Persian by the name of Markar Sarkisian. After the construction, the Armenian base in Tehran was transferred from the Holy Mary Church to this place. It was designed in Bazylika or Cross-shape form. The exterior walls are covered by white marble stones. We have to confess that it truly has…

Russian Orthodox Church (Kantor Church)

This church is located in Qazvin city and is also known by the name of “Belfry”. The experts believe that it was built during the World War II and belongs to the Orthodox Christians. There are interesting points in the design of this building. For instance, it was built in a Cross shape which is recognizable with a little bit of attention when you enter the structure. Russian Orthodox Church (Kantor…

St. Thaddeus Monastery

This Monastery has some unique features. For instance, we can mention its beautiful architecture and plotting which are among the in Visual Arts. In addition, the enclosure and watchtowers which exist around the monastery have made St. Thaddeus Monastery a castle. The initial structure of the monastery goes back to the 4th Century. It was built on the Tomb of St. Thaddeus who was a Christian missionary. Thus it was…

​Daniel’s Tomb

​Daniel's Tomb​ in Shush, Iran has been holy site for both Jewish and Muslim pilgrims for centuries. The Tomb of Daniel​ ​along with the Tomb of Esther have been one some of the most popular memorial shrines in Iran. This sacred place is believed to be a source of ​ blessing and supernatural ​power. Therefore  this place attracts visitors who ​pray in the shrine and kiss the green catafalque of…