We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Impressive

It's a beautiful place I recommend everyone too see.When you enter the place you facing a huge... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael S
,
England, United Kingdom
Great place to learn more about the Armenians.

This place offers a lot that you might not expect: It gives a comprehensive overview of the history... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tankred W
,
Wilen, Switzerland
Read all 702 reviews
884
All photos (884)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
34°
16°
Aug
30°
11°
Sep
23°
Oct
Contact
Vank Church Alley | Jolfa District, Esfahan 97953-81738, Iran
Website
2-6243471 313 98
Reviews (702)
Filter reviews
354 results
Traveler rating
203
118
29
2
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
203
118
29
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsarmenian genocideprinting pressadjacent museumnice churchinteresting museumhuman hairbiblical storiesnew testamentmuslim countryevery surfacehand writtenbeautiful paintingsworth a visitwall paintingsturkeyshah abbasentrance fee
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 354 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a beautiful place I recommend everyone too see.When you enter the place you facing a huge impressive painting on the wall.It's just Beautifullll!!

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place offers a lot that you might not expect: It gives a comprehensive overview of the history of the Armenians.

Thank Tankred W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Vank Cathedral in the Jolfa Armenian quarter of Isfahan is a gorgeous fusion of Armenian and Islamic architecture. Corridors of successive arches – a hallmark of Islamic architecture - lead into a vibrantly painted room of Armenian and Christian iconography and typical Islamic geometrical...More

Thank ShirdalAiryaTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what to say, I was so impressed and even touched by the beauty of this cathedral. The fresco s are amazing, words do not do it any justice. Even when short on time getting a taxi to squeeze in a visit is well worth...More

Thank Nienke F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful little cathedral has lovely frescos in a curious blend of Orthodox Christian and Islamic motifs (the decoration of the glorious dome). It has an excellent museum attached, with a few excellent pieces, very well curated, and highly to be recommended.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forget the cathedrals of Europe: St Paul’s, St Peter’s, my previous favourite: St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, the Vank Cathedral is better than them all. Smaller, a lot smaller, but the frescos are out of this world. Not to be missed. I wish I went...More

Thank Batmane
Reviewed 10 July 2018

this one was the most beautiful place I saw , I have a good feeling when I was there I don't what was that, there was a room you can go there and light the candles for your wishes. the paints were on the wall...More

Thank SaharMehrchi
Reviewed 8 July 2018

It looks more like a work of art than a place. Unbelievable and wonderful. There are wonderful frescos in this cathedral. A particular standout is the massive fresco depicting heaven, earth and hell. The depiction of hell with fire, beasts and torture being particularly detailed....More

Thank shimasedady
Reviewed 27 June 2018

there is full of painting on roof and wall of it.the best thing is that they have tablet that have guide & tell story of each painting that you could undersand for the first time that what are them:))))

Thank mina h
Reviewed 22 June 2018

There are wonderful frescos in this cathedral. A particular standout is the massive fresco depicting heaven, earth and hell. The depiction of hell with fire, beasts and torture being particularly detailed. Great to see in this Christian and Armenian centre of faith preserved and celebrated...More

Thank NatashaC33
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Vank Cathedral staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines