Category Archives: 2016-09-20

Picture of the day for August 10, 2017

Wikipedia picture of the day on August 10, 2017: View of the rich ceiling of the Vank Cathedral in Isfahan, possibly the most impressive christian temple in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The construction of the Armenian Apostolic church, formaly known as Holy Savior Cathedral, began in 1606 and was finished between 1655 and 1664. The temple was dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of Armenian deportees that were resettled by Shah Abbas I during the Ottoman War of 1603-1618. http://ift.tt/2vnG1Rf
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Picture of the day for July 17, 2017

Wikipedia picture of the day on July 17, 2017: Bottom view of the iwan of the main entrance to the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. The mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the oldest still standing buildings in Iran and it has been continuously changed its architecture since it was erected in 771 until the 20th century. http://ift.tt/2utyTEx