Vank Church

Vank Church

Vank Church

Vank Church
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Vank Church

Vank church in one the many Armenian churches in Isfahan which was built in 1605. The construction area is 8731 in total which consists of two main parts: 1. The main building which covers 3857 square meters of the whole construction site, 2. The garden, and 3. The museum. At the entrance of the church there is three-story bell tower and on the second floor there is a big clock weighing 300 Kg. Unlike other aged Armenian churches which were built with stone, ank church was built mainly by adobe and brick.

The other distinguishing characteristic of Vank church is that is has a round dome, very similar to mosques that used to build in this period. The walls, arcs, and corners are all decorated with painting from Bible and also the birth and Ascension of Jesus Christ. In the corner of the yard, you can find a museum built in 1906. The items in the museum are mostly related to Armenian culture. One of the compelling objects of the museum is a hair strands of 18-year-old girl on which a versus of Torah has been written in Armenian.

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