Surb Stepanos Monastery - Julfa

Surb Stepanos Monastery – Julfa

The 9th-century Surb Stepanos Monastery (Armenian: Սուրբ Ստեփանոս վանք) was located in the ancient Armenian settlement of Julfa. Today, it resides 15 km southwest of the present-day Iranian city of Jolfa in the deep canyon of the Aras River. In 2008, the Surb Stepanos Monastery was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. During one …

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