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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

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Historical Places in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

One of the most iconic landmarks of Nakhchivan is without doubt the Mausoleum of Momine Khatun. The ten-sided structure, adorned with intrica
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Alinja Castle , Nakhchivan
For Azerbaijan’s answer to Machu Picchu head to Alinja Castle - a recent reconstruction of an ancient fortress sitting atop a cragged mountai
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Juma Mosque , Ordubad
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First stop will be Ashabi Kahf.Ashabi-Kahf is a refuge in a natural cave in the eastern part of Nakhchivan town.Ashabi-Kahf's meaning in Arabic is "the owners of the cave." In the 18thsurah of the Holy Qur'an "Al-Kahf," Ashabi-Kahf wasmentioned. Khanegah tomb located near AlinjaTower. Khanegah was constructed of 20 x 20 x 5 meter burnedbrick. The building's pendentive is shaped like muqarnas. Thecomplex is made up of two mausoleums: one from the 15thcentury is attached to the other.Then you will be taken to AlinjaCastle.Alinja Castle, earlier in the 14th century, the castle wasknown as an Azerbaijani fortress – it is a tower located west ofthe village of Khanega, not far from the city of Julfa inAzerbaijan, on the right bank of the Alinja River (Alinjachay), onthe top of the Alinja Mountain.Here there is a museum alsowhich contaoins equipments from that century.
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Religious Site
Noah’s Mausoleum , Nakhchivan
Local legend has it that after the Great Flood Noah’s Ark actually came to rest in Nakhchivan, where Noah is said to have then settled and la
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Religious Site
Gulustan Mausoleum , Nakhchivan
This medieval mausoleum near the Araz river in the village of Gulustan (meaning ‘heavenly garden’), Julfa region, is thought to date back to

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