A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran

A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
  • ThemeArchitecture/ Religious and Epic
  • CodeIRRS22
  • Duration2 hr(s)
  • Best TimeSPRING | AUTUMN
    What To Expect

    Visiting the Armenian church of Saint Sarkis, built in 1970;

    Visiting the fire temple of Zoroastrians, built in 1914;

    Visiting the synagogue of the Jews in Tehran, dating 1913;

    Visiting the qajarid mosque in Grand Bazaar of Tehran, completed in 19th century. 

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    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Saint Sarkis Cathedral
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Saint Sarkis Cathedral
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Saint Sarkis Cathedral
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Saint Sarkis Cathedral
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Saint Sarkis Cathedral
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Adrian Fire Temple
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Adrian Fire Temple
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Adrian Fire Temple
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Adrian Fire Temple
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Haim Synagogue
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Haim Synagogue
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Haim Synagogue
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Haim Synagogue
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Shah Mosque of Tehran
    A Spiritual & Religious Tour From the Fire Temple to the Mosque in Tehran
    Shah Mosque of Tehran

    Explore The Route

    Four Religions Within a Frame: from the Fire Temple to the Mosque

    A trip to the old district of Tehran can make a perfect image of religious diversity. Here you can find Muslim, Zoroastrian, Christian, and Jewish religious centers, almost in a walking distance from each other. This small journey will take you from the glorious Qajarid Mosque to the beautiful white cathedral, the century old synagogue, and finally the serene fire temple. Remember to pray in each sanctuary for the fulfillment of the long-held dream of religious freedom and unity.


    Highlights

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    A) Saint Sarkis Cathedral
    Duration : 30 mins
    Point Type: STARTING

    This cathedral is named after the Armenian saint, Sarkis, who was a commander in the Roman Empire. In the Sassanid era, Shapour II appointed Sarkis as a general of his army since he was famous for being a skilled commander. Later, Saint Sarkis showed his opposition to Zoroastrianism in the Sassanid court and began preaching Christianity. To punish this act of treachery, the king killed Sarkis's son before his eyes and then executed him. A day is dedicated to Saint Sarkis in the calendar of Armenian Church.   

    The church is 36.5 m long and 17.8 m wide, erected on a low platform without th...

    3 MIN(S) BY DRIVING
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    C) Haim Synagogue
    Duration : 30 mins
    Point Type: STOP OVER

    Judaism is the second oldest religion still practiced in Iran. Jews were the inhabitants of Iran since the time of Cyrus the Great. A great number of the Jews who stayed in Iran live in Tehran and the rest of the population is scattered in Isfahan, Shiraz and other cities. The is a two-storey building built after the constitutional revolution of Iran in 1913 when Jews appointed their own agen...

    30 MIN(S) BY WALKING

    Important Information

    Cost Info

    Tickets
    • Saint Sarkis Cathedralfree
    • Adrian Fire Temple 2 €
    • Haim Synagogue
    • Shah Mosque of Tehranfree
    • Destination
    • Transportation Type
    • Transportation Fee---

    Additional Info

    • In “Siy-e Tir” street, you can experience a food Carnival of mobile kiosks and food carts

    • A nostalgic café, “Gole Rezaiyeh” just a few steps up the museum, across the street invites you to have a delicious lunch (7:30 AM to 10:30 PM for breakfast, and from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for lunch with pre-reservation).

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