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Church in Jolfa

Church of St Stephanos

Jolfa’s tourist pearl is this stunning, Unesco-listed Armenian church, whose origins date back to St Bartholomew. On a wooded hill above the Aras River, 17km west of Jolfa, the church is a five-minute uphill stroll …
Iranian in Jolfa

Fanous Aras Traditional Restaurant

At the far eastern end of Jolfa's universe lies this sophisticated restaurant with a choice of ambience: tables and chairs, or carpets on the floor. There's also a teahouse area for puffing on the qaylan. It's just …
Teahouse in Jolfa

Cafe Tabriz

There's no coffee here, but you will get a nice cheap glass of chay, some qaylan action, and quite a few stares in this concrete box with a mortuary aesthetic.