Difference between revisions of "Tehran"

From armeniapedia.org
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
 
Although scattered throughout the city the Armenians in [[Tehran]] are traditionally more concentrated in the [[Vanak]], [[Haft-e-Tir]] and [[Majidiyyeh]] quarters. The [[Ararat Sport Complex of Tehran]] is also situated in Vanak.
 
Although scattered throughout the city the Armenians in [[Tehran]] are traditionally more concentrated in the [[Vanak]], [[Haft-e-Tir]] and [[Majidiyyeh]] quarters. The [[Ararat Sport Complex of Tehran]] is also situated in Vanak.
  
Alcohol is not entirely banned in Iran. If you must have a drink, then head to the Armenian Club (12) at 68 Khark Street (00 98 21 6670 0521). In this somewhat surreal place, Tehran's Armenian Christian community and non-Muslim visitors are permitted to drink (in moderation, of course) with their meals " and, if you are a woman, you may take off your headscarf.
+
 
 
 
The Armenian Christian community attends mass at Sarkis Cathedral (15) on Karim Khan-e Zand Street. The 1960s cathedral is no Notre Dame, but worshippers are welcome on Sundays.
 
The Armenian Christian community attends mass at Sarkis Cathedral (15) on Karim Khan-e Zand Street. The 1960s cathedral is no Notre Dame, but worshippers are welcome on Sundays.

Revision as of 01:49, 5 December 2006

Although scattered throughout the city the Armenians in Tehran are traditionally more concentrated in the Vanak, Haft-e-Tir and Majidiyyeh quarters. The Ararat Sport Complex of Tehran is also situated in Vanak.


The Armenian Christian community attends mass at Sarkis Cathedral (15) on Karim Khan-e Zand Street. The 1960s cathedral is no Notre Dame, but worshippers are welcome on Sundays.