The Oldest Churches In Iran

  The majority of the Iranian population practices Shi’ism, which is one of the largest branches of Islam and the official religion of Iran. However, other religions such as Zoroastrianism, Judaism, and Christianity are also practiced in this country. Most of the people who associate themselves with non-Islamic religious minorities are Christians and the history of Christianity in Iran dates back to early years of faith, pre-dating Islam. Therefore, the presence of Christians has always been continuous in Iran and at least 600 churches and more than 300,000 Christians exist in this country. In this article, we are going to introduce you to some of the most famous churches in Iran which are also among the tourist attraction of different cities.