List of Religious Centers in Tehran

List of religious centers in Tehran

Religious centers

  • Shahr Banu Mausoleum
  • Javan-Mard Qassab Mausoleum, a pre-Islamic semi-mythical hero
  • Dozens of Imamzadeh shrines, hundreds of years old, including that of Imam Zadeh Saleh.
  • Dozens of Saqa Khanehs: traditional places of prayer
  • Several Tekyehs: traditional places for mourning Muharram ceremonies for Husayn ibn Ali.
  • Ebn-e Babveyh cemetery, where many Iranian giants such as Takhti and Ali Akbar Dehkhoda are buried.
  • Zahir-ud-Dowleh cemetery, in Tajrish, where many Iranian giants of art and culture such as Iraj Mirza, Mohammad Taghi Bahar, Forough Farrokhzad, Abolhasan Saba, Ruhollah Khaleghi, and Darvish-Khan are buried.
  • Kordan Tomb, Seljuk era, Karaj.
  • Meidanak Tomb, 13th century, Karaj
  • The Polish Cemetery 1-north of Tehran in Qolhak, British Embassy Garden, where numerous World War II western Allied soldiers are buried. 2- Polish Cemetery (Catholic Cemetery) in Dulab, south-east of Tehran
  • Orthodox Cemetery, Dulab/The Russian Unknown Soldier's Tomb (Cenotaph) is located here with a red star over it
  • Naghareh Khaneh Tower. Located on a mountain with same name in HaftDastgah District, beside Aminabad Road. Its age is not clear but it is related to the Seljuk era. This tower is the tomb of a Seljuk king. Under the tower you can see other historical ruins (Einanj Dome). This place was a royal cemetery and was used in the early years of the Islamic era.

Mosques and madrasehs

  • Old Jame Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1662 (1072 AH)
  • Royal (Shah) Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1810-1825 (1225-1240 AH)
  • Old SepahSalar Mosque and Madraseh - Marvi St. - 1861 (1277 AH)
  • New SepahSalar Mosque and Madraseh - Baharestan Sq. - 1879-1892 (1296-1309 AH)
  • Haj RajabAli Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 1836 (1252 AH)
  • Sheikh AbdulHussein Mosque and Madraseh - Pachenar - 1854 (1270 AH)
  • Haj Seyed Azizullah Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - Early 19th century
  • Aqa Mahmud Mosque - Marvi St. - 1828 (1243 AH)
  • Beinul-Haramein Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1835 (1251 AH)
  • Sanee-Divan Mosque - Shahpur Ave. - 1915 (1333 AH)
  • Khazen-ul-Mulk Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1876 (1293 AH)
  • Seraj-ul-Mulk Mosque - AmirKabir Ave. - 1886 (1303 AH)
  • Haj Abulfath Mosque and Madraseh - Rey St. - 1888-1894 (1305-1312 AH)
  • Saheb-Divan Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1885 (1302 AH)
  • HemmatAbad Mosque - Sepah Ave. - 1906 (1324 AH)
  • Moezz-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Iran St. - 1899 (1317 AH)
  • Moshir-us-Saltaneh Mosque - Mowlavi Ave. - 1900 (1318 AH)
  • Aqa Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 1863 (1280 AH)
  • Behbahani Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 1893 (1311 AH)
  • Haj Esmail Mosque - Shah Sq. - 1896 (1314 AH)
  • Haj Abulfath Me'mar Mosque - Emamzadeh Yahya - 1886 (1303 AH)
  • Kharaqaniha Mosque - Rey St. - Mid-19th century
  • Sanee-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - Mid-19th century
  • Malek Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - Early 19th century
  • Agha Bahram Mosque - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • Amin-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Aqsa Mosque and Madraseh - Mowlavi Ave. - 19th century
  • Pamenar Mosque - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • Chalanchi Khan Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1837 (1253 AH)
  • Aqa Jalal Mosque - Rey St. - 19th century
  • Haj SaqaBashi Mosque - Iran St. - Early 20th century
  • Haj Seif-ud-Dowleh - Zahir-ul-Eslam St. - 19th century
  • DabbaghKhaneh Mosque - Buzarjomehri St. - 19th century
  • Saheb-Jam Mosque - Saheb-Jam St. - 19th century
  • Majd-ud-Dowleh Mosque - Sepah St. - 19th century
  • Moayyer-ul-Mamalek Mosque and Madraseh - Khayyam Ave. - 1873 (1290 AH)
  • Monirieh Mosque - Qazvin Ave. - Early 20th century
  • Niaki Mosque - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • Haft-Tan Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Haft-Dokhtaran Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • ChaharSuq Bozorg Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • ChaharSuq Kuchak Mosque - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Khan-e-Marvi Madraseh - Mavi St. - 19th century
  • Abdullah Khan Madraseh - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1861 (1277 AH)
  • Asefieh Madraseh - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 1861 (1277 AH)
  • Dangi Madraseh - Pamenar St. - 19th century
  • QanbarAli Khan Madraseh - Cyrus Ave. - 1871 (1288 AH)
  • Saneeieh Madraseh - Emamzadeh Yahya - 1886 (1303 AH)
  • Kazemieh Madraseh - Emamzadeh Yahya - 1881 (1298 AH)
  • Philsuf-ud-Dowleh - Tehran Grand Bazaar - 19th century
  • Hosseineh Ershad - ZarrabKhaneh - 1960s
  • Al-Javad Mosque - 20th century

Fire temples

  • Adorian - Qavam St. - 1907
  • Markar Complex - TehranPars - 1930s
  • Shah Vrahram Izad - South Karegar Ave.
  • Great Adorian - Vanak - Under Construction
  • Tower of Silence (Dakhmeh-ye Gabrha). Located on Moshirieh Road behind 7th unit of Tehran Cement Plant. It is circular in shape.
  • Qasr-e-Firuzeh Zoroastrian Cemetery - 1935

Churches


Orthodox churches

Armenian Orthodox

  • Sarkis Cathedral (Surp Sarkis) Armenian Apostolic Cathedral and Prelacy - KarimKhan Blvd. - 1970
  • Saint George (Surp Gevork) Armenian Apostolic Church - Shahpur Ave. - 1795
  • Sts. Thaddeus-Bartholomew (Surp Tadevos-Bartoghimevos) Armenian Apostolic Church - Tehran Grand Bazaar) - 1768
  • Saint Minas (Surp Minas) Armenian Apostolic Church - Vanak - 1854
  • Holy Mary (Surp Asdvadzadzin) Armenian Apostolic Church - Qavam St. - 1945
  • Holy Translators (Surp Targmanchats) Armenian Apostolic Church - Vahidieh - 1868
  • Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Armenian Apostolic Church - Majidieh - 1982
  • Saint Vardan (Surp Vardanantz) Armenian Apostolic Church - Heshmatieh - 1986
  • Saint John (Surp Hovhannes) Chapel - Doulab Armenian Cemetery - 1936
  • Saint Stephen (Surp Stepanos) Chapel - Nor Burastan Armenian Cemetery - 1974
  • Holy Cross (Surp Khatch) Chapel - Ararat Stadium - 1987

Assyrian Orthodox

  • Saint George (Mar Gevargiz) Assyrian Church of the East - Bagh-e-Shah - 1962
  • Holy Mary (Mart Maryam) Assyrian Church of the East - Sarbaz St. - 1978

Orthodox expatriate community churches

Catholic churches

Armenian Catholic churches

  • Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Armenian Catholic Church - Ghazali St. - 1954
  • Saint Joseph (Surp Hovsep) Armenian Catholic Church - Mirdamad Blvd. - 1963
  • Holy Mary (Surp Asdvadzadzin) Armenian Catholic Church - Yusefabad
  • Armenian Catholic Chapel - Dulab Armenian Catholic Cemetery - 1946

Assyrian Catholic churches

  • Saint Joseph (Mar Yozef) Assyrian Catholic Church - Forsat St. - 1950
  • Holy Virgin Assyrian Catholic Church - Appadana St.
  • Assyrian Catholic Chapel - Eslamshahr Catholic Cemetery - 1967

Roman Catholic churches

  • Saint Abraham's Church Dominican catholic Church - Jamalzadeh Shomali St. - 1966
  • Holy Heart of Christ Roman Catholic Church - Old Shemiran Road - 1920
  • Holy Mary Roman Catholic Church - France St. - 1937
  • St. Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) Roman Catholic Church (Lazarists) - Manuchehri St. - 1945
  • Abraham Roman Catholic Church (Dominicans) - Jamalzadeh St. - 1962

Protestant churches

Evangelical Church of Iran

  • St. Peter Protestant Church (American) - Qavam St. - 1873
  • Emmanuel Protestant Church - Tavanir St. - 1972
  • Saint John (Surp Hovhannes) Armenian Protestant Church - Nader Shah Ave. - 1964
  • St. Thomas (Mar Toma) Assyrian Evangelical Church - Amirabad - 1967

Anglican church

  • St. Paul Anglican Church - Hafez St. - 1967

Assemblies of God

Brotherhood church

Adventists

Expatriate community churches

  • German Speaking Evangelical Church - Shahid Sheydayi Str.123/1 off Yakhchal St. - 1963

Synagogues

  • AbdullahZadeh Synagogue
  • Abrishami Synagogue - Kakh St. - 1965
  • AzizKhan Synagogue - Hafez Ave. - 1920s
  • Bagh-e Saba Synagogue - Bagh-e Saba
  • Daniel (Polish) Synagogue - Qavam St. - 1960
  • Darvazeh Dowlat Synagogue - Darvazeh Dowlat
  • Ettefagh (Iraqi) Synagogue - Shahreza Ave. - 1947
  • Ettehad Synagogue - Jaleh St.
  • Ezra Ya'qub - Cyrus Ave. - 19th century
  • Gorgan Synagogue - Gorgan St.
  • Fakhrabad Synagogue
  • Haim Synagogue - Qavam St. - 1913
  • Hakim Asher Synagogue - Cyrus Ave. - 19th century
  • Harambam Synagogue
  • Khorasani-ha Synagogue - Zartosht St. - 1975
  • Kohan Synagogue
  • Kurosh Synagogue
  • Levian Synagogue
  • Molla Hanina Synagogue - Cyrus Ave. - 19th century
  • Pesian Synagogue - Zaferanieh - 1970
  • Pol-e Choobi Synagogue - Pol-e Choobi
  • Ma'ariv Synagogue
  • Nosrat Synagogue
  • RafeeNia Synagogue
  • Rah-e Danesh Synagogue - YusefAbad - 1966
  • Gisha Synagogue - Gisha
  • Tafian (Hakim) Synagogue
  • YusefAbad Synagogue (Suket Shalim) - YusefAbad - 1966
  • Zargarian Synagogue

References

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