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The biggest ancient ice-houses are in Nakhchivan

The biggest ancient ice-houses are in Nakhchivan. The ice-houses in the different parts of Azerbaijan also today are preserved as ancient architectural monuments. The ice-houses built in different ages can be met in Tatar, Yardımlı and etc. There are such 12 buildings in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The ice-houses built in Nakhchivan city and Ordubad region are ice-houses that are shown the most interest from tourists. The Ice-house in Nakhchivan is the biggest edifice from this type. The blooming of the edifice belongs to medieval Nakhchivan architectural school (XII-XIV centuries) the length is 20 metres, the width is 8 metres, the height is 9 metres. And 6 little domes were raised on the roof. About inter-arches void created in nearly every 3 metres were covered with joint arched. The rows of brick laying were settled in the vertical situation compared with carrier arches. As can be seen in the brick laying of covering part of the building the construction of arches in the top changes and completes with little arches.
Translator: Narmin Nakdaliyeva

The biggest ancient ice-houses are in Nakhchivan
The biggest ancient ice-houses are in Nakhchivan

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