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Stepanos Monastery

St. Stepanos Monastery

As one of the three Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List, St. Stepanos Monastery is located in 15 km northwest of Jolfa city, East Azerbaijan Province, Northwest Iran.
It is situated in such a beautiful landscape that, as the majority of the people who have had the chance to visit it tell, gives a feeling of peace. The monastery was built in the 9th century A.D and since then it has a special place in the heart of the Christians all over the world, as every year lots of them pay tribute visiting this respected monastery.

 

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