This 13- day trip introduces the religious aspects of Iran to you alongside the cultural tours. We have prepared this thematic tour in order to draw you a portrait of the Iranians religious life. You will also familiarize yourself with different religions in Iran and their peaceful coexistence.
For millennia, Iranians had monotheistic beliefs. Regarding the most important religions of the pre-Islamic era, we can cite Mithraism, Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism. This tour offers you the opportunity to visit fire temples, Zoroastrian holy places, and meet Zoroastrian religious leaders. During visiting fire temple, scilence tower and Chak Chak Mausoleum, you will get familiare with principes of this religion antique.
Iran is also home to several believers of the Abrahamic religions and their holy buildings. Upon your arrival in Tehran, you will visit the Armenian Cathedral and enjoy a meeting with its members. In Isfahan, you will stroll in the old quarter of the Armenians, called Jolfa, where the Armenians live in peace in this Islamic city. This district is also very interesting for its magnificent architecture and paved passages. A visit to the Vank Cathedral, dating back to the 17th century, will enrich your experience of Christianity in Iran. The fresco of the church, like those in Europe, depicts the life of Christ from birth to his ascension extraordinarily.
This trip does not at all overlook the traces of Islam, which entered and adapted for 1,400 years in Iran. This Abrahamic religion has long been the official religion in Iran. You will have the opportunity to discover several mosques, Islamic worship places. These mosques have particularities from historical, cultural and architectural point of view. We can mention Nasir-ol-molk Mosque, Jameh Mosque of Nain and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.
Also you will be able to have religious conversations with believers of different religions. In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet religious leaders, priests and Mullahs. We recommend it to you in order to understand their ideologies and perspectives of the world, humanity and immaterialist conceptions.