Sourep Serkis Cathedral - Iran Tourist Attractions

Sourep Serkis Cathedral

Concerning this church it should be mentioned in 1961the society of church lovers decided to have a new cathedral constructed. Therefore the bishop requested an endower to accept its expenses. In this way, the caliphate council of the Armenians purchased a piece of land on Nejatollahi Street following which the construction started in 1964 and finally, the cathedral was ready to use after six years. The architecture of this cathedral is the same as that of other traditional constructions of the Armenian having the bell on both sides of the dome and the niche in the eastern section; meanwhile, three doors are opening in the western part, two little doors under the middle. This cathedral is believed to be the largest one in Tehran or probably in Iran.

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