Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran
The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus (Armenian: Սուրբ Թադէոսի վանք, Surb Tadeosi vank' ; Persian: کلیسای حضرت تادئوس, Kelisā-ye Ḥaẓrat-e Tādeus) is an ancient Armenian monastery in the mountainous area of West Azerbaijan Province, Iran.
Also known as Kara Kilise (the "Black Church") (Azerbaijani: Qara Kilsə; Persian: قره کلیسا, Qare Kelisā), it is located about 20 kilometers from the town of Chaldiran. The monastery and its distinctive Armenian conical roofs are visible from long distances. Wikipedia
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