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Old April 13th, 2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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Different styles of historical churches in Tehran

What are the styles of these churches:

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Old April 13th, 2010, 10:43 PM   #2
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I think it is not difficult to say, this one is Assyrian:



Armenian:



Greek:



Russian:



or even Chaldean:

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Old April 13th, 2010, 10:49 PM   #3
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You can find several churches in different styles in Tehran, for example it can be interesting to read about a large Korean church in this city: http://shivathespy.blogspot.com/2005...an-bazaar.html

I will post more pics and info about the above churches and some other famous churches of Tehran in the next posts.
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This is another Assyrian church in Tehran:



Those who know about the ancient Assyrian architecture, can compare it to some Assyrian buildings, like the ancient Nergal Gate in Nineveh, the capital of Assyria:

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My some photos of Saint Joseph Assyrian Cathedral in Tehran:







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