Cantour Church, Qazvin

Bell Tower

Address:
Between the school and the yard of Register Office, Register Office deadend, Darayi alley, Teleghani street, Qazvin city, Iran
About: Cantour Church, Qazvin

Cantour Church known as “Bell Tower” was built by Russians in Qazvin during the Second World War when Iran was conquered by Russians. Like other churches, this small church is in cruciform and its altar faces the east. The bell tower is above it with about eleven meters height. The hall includes a praying room and an altar and there are two rectangular sections on its both sides. There are graves of Russians in its yard.
The church has a totally different architecture than other buildings in Qazvin due to its irregular polygon, the red brick façade, glazed bricks and decorative geometrical forms.

General Specifications
Name
Cantor Church
Age
World War II
Builder
Russians
Suggestions
Nearest tourist attractions
Museum palace of Chehel Sotoun (Kolahfarangy mansion), Qazvin museum, Grand hotel, Naderi mansion
Access route
Address
Between the school and the yard of Register Office, Register Office deadend, Darayi alley, Teleghani street, Qazvin city, Iran
Facilities
Access to vehicles
WC
Residence
Restaurant
Buffet
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