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Nice change

Beautiful, churmini more a chapel than church. Unfortunately it is used as a shop, not looked after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erlangen, Germany
the smallest church in Iran

a cozy small church made in the time of first Pahlavi during the WW1 for Russian engineers working... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Saeedeh A
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Qazvin, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, churmini more a chapel than church. Unfortunately it is used as a shop, not looked after proper.

Thank homit99
Reviewed 2 July 2018

a cozy small church made in the time of first Pahlavi during the WW1 for Russian engineers working in Qazvin. now there's a handy crafts shop here and the kind salesperson guides u a lot about the history of the church. it's worth visiting.

Thank Saeedeh A
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The church was built for Russian engineers invited in the beginning of XX century to construct the roads in Qazvin. It is a well hidden small church that might not be easy to find. Unfortunately, it is not a church anymore but a souvenir shop.

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This place is showing us that Iran is not only muslim country. You will find different religion from all around the world. Like Russian in Cantor Church.

Thank Przemysław P
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

It was great. Architecture of the church is a solitaire in that district. It has a small yard and is next to a very beautiful park. I live in Qazvin near there and I went to get an ID card to my new born son...More

Thank Fayyaz H
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I visited the church very shortly. However the handicrafts shop was so significant and I liked it very much. The shopkeeper was so kind and polite and explained about the church and handicrafts in details. To my point of view, if you have time, put...More

Thank Saeid_Nouri_Neshat
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A 20th century tiny russian church in the middle of Qazvin. Not really worth a detour, but still not bad to just get a photo of it in a beautiful sunny ...

2  Thank M W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

i am not sure but as i read it seems Cantor is smallest church in Iran . building of the church has bee preserved and maintained perfect . inside of the church is a small souvenir shop . since the architecture of teh church is...More

2  Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This church, which is the smallest one in Iran, was built during Iran’s occupation in World War II by Russian engineers in 1905. During that time, an area called Cantor was under the control of Russian in which they built their offices and this church...More

2  Thank tasteofqazvin
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It is a Russian church which is the smallest orthodox church you will ever see! You will see two Russian graves, one belong to a Russian pilot and another to an engineer!

1  Thank FaryFarzad
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