Iran to Istanbul via Georgia and Armenia
A fascinating journey from northern Iran to Istanbul via Armenia and Georgia
The relatively central Sarkis Church serves the Armenian community. It’s hidden in a basketball court behind high white gates.
Measurement Museum hidden amid very ordinary apartment blocks. The brilliantly restored 160-year-old Qajar mansion is more interesting...
The German-designed Municipal Hall is a century-old Tabriz icon. It’s only open to the public during occasional exhibitions.
Cosy, gently romantic brick-vaulted café for tea and dates (IR10,000) served on porcelain featuring Qajar royalty. Women can smoke a...
Ceilings soar to five-pointed star lamps in this renovated older building. Pizzas are typically Iranian but the ash (thick vegetable...
Behind high gates, the curious Anglican Church has a tower of four diminishing cylinders.
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