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Goycha district(PHOTO)

The population of Goycha district, which has large pastures, was mainly engaged in agriculture, cattle breeding, beekeeping, gardening, carpet weaving and fishing.  Goycha is considered to be one of the cradles of Azerbaijani ashug art.  The region has given to the history of literature and culture of Azerbaijan famous masters of music and words, such as Ashig Ali, Ashig Alasgar, …

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Daralayaz district(PHOTO)

Daralayaz district is a mountainous part of Sharur-Daralayaz historical province. The district is surrounded by high mountains with Basarkechar plateau in the north, Zangazur range in the east, Alayaz mountains in the south and Salim pass in the west.  The total area is 2304 sq. Km.  The toponym Daralayaz-Alayaz gorge, inhabited by Azerbaijanis since ancient times, was developed in the …

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Urud monuments complex-Photo

Urud tower is historical Turkish tower located nearby Urud village. Tower located on high cliff rock surrounded on 3 sides by deep streams of Bazarcay and on 1 side by wall. Among native Azerbaijanian people there are thoughts on a secret way from tower to the river. Down the Tower – rock reminders of about half long life habitations seem. …

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Asgaran Castle-Photo

Located near Asgaran settlement of Khojaly region, 24 km from Shusha, Asgaran castle has a two-part structure harmonizing with the mountainous relief and the broad Gargar River’s bed.Historian Mir Mehdi Khazani in his book “History of Garabakh” stated that raised by Ibrahim khan in 1787, this castle housed the infantry that had been called up to guard the capital of …

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Shusha Castle- Photos

Shusha Castle implies the castle walls embracing the Shusha city of Azerbaijan. The Castle defended the city against the foreign invasions, and over a long period of time had been a symbol of impregnability. Though the Castle had been besieged for a long time during Agha Mahammad Shah Gajar’s attack to the South Caucasus, it could not be seized.There is …

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Lev Castle-Photo

Lev castle is one of the most majestic among the Kalbajar region’s highland ones. It was founded on a high forest mountain’s ridge 600 meters from the Lev River’s right bank, in Ganlikend village.Surrounded by a steep rock and streams form three slides, the castle has an oblong and complicated plan matching the highland relief. The castle can only be …

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Ganjasar Monastery Complex -Photo

The Ganjasar Monastery located in Vangli village of the Kalbajar region, along with being the headquarter of the Caucasian Albanian Catholicoses, was the shrine of the Jalalids, Albanian kings and catholicoses.The Ganjasar Monastery known as the Khaznadagh Temple in scientific literature, was mostly constructed in the 13th century. The hill on the Khachinchay river where the monastery is located had …

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Tepebashi Mosque. City of Irevan

According to some sources, Tepebashi mosque was built by Abbasgulu khan Irevansky, a member of Irevan city council, who was of khan’s descent. Abbasgulu khan’s house was also located in that area. Armenians still call Abbasgulu khan’s house as Khan’s house which is in dilapidated state at present.The minaret of the mosque located in Tepebashi residential area was pulled down …

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