Also known as: Surp Khach Monastery, Surp Khach Church, Mahlazan Monastery
This church Also known as Surp Khach Monastery (Kelisaye Mahlazan, Kelisaye Salib-e Moghaddas or Armenian Surb Khach Monastery) is 8 km north of Khoy (West Azerbaijan Province) in the village of Mahlazan. This old Armenian church is most probably related to the Mongol or Safavid periods.
Mahlezan (Mahlezaan, Mahlah Zan, Mahlan Zaan, Mahlehzan, Mahl-i-zan) is a village in Valdian Rural District, Ivughli District, Khoy County, West Azerbaijan Province near Khoy-Maku Road.
Khoy is one of the ancient regions of Iran with a moderate climate. The capital city being Khoy located 807 km. from Tehran. The word Khoy means 'salt', as the primary settlers in this region were the Medes due to the presence of a salt quarry here, called it as ...
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