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استان آذربایجان شرقی. جلفا. کلیسای جامع سن استپانوس
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Age, Stepanous

Astpanvs Cathedral, or Cathedral Church of the Holy Astfanvs Iranian Armenians is important that the importance of being Qrhklysa. This East Azarbaijan province 17 km to the West Bank town of Julfa and 3 km south of the Aras River Local Trout called Vank (Red Monastery) is located.
This church, built in the ninth century AD, but was damaged due to earthquake, which was rebuilt in the Safavid era.
All the church grounds in the heart of nature, green mountains and the border region between Julfa, and Azerbaijan has been.
The church, revered by Christians and almost all branches of the Christian religions, but in fact Gregory
(Grigor Illuminator followers) who are living in Armenia belongs.
In a day of the year thousands of Armenians coming together at this point to the pilgrimage, rituals and rites of their own instead. Wikipedia

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