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Nakhichevan is the main city and capital of the Nakhichevan Republic in Armenia. It was the ancient trading centre of the country. Nakhichevan is located in the foothills of Zangezur chain on the bank of the Nakhichevan River. It is situated at an altitude of almost 1000 m. During the 12th century Nakhichevan was known as the capital of Atabek Eldegiz and in the 18th century it was know as the capital of Nakhichevan Khanate.

Tourist attractions in Nakhichevan
  • Momine Khatum Mausolium
The 12th century "Momine Khatum Mausolium" is the main sight of the city. It is also known as "Atabek Gumbezi".
  • Mausolium of Hussein Javid
The white marble Mausolium of Hussein Javid was established in the year 1993. It represents the strength of the city.
  • The Garabaghlar Mausolium
Garabaghlar Mausolium is located in the village of Garabaghlar. It features the remains of two minarets along with a building complex. The spiritual buildings were constructed in the end of 12th century and the beginning of 13th century.

Nakhichevan Hotels
Nakhichevan is considered as an important trade city in Azerbaijan. The city provides several hotels for accommodating tourists. Some of the leading hotels are:
  • Hotel Ukraine
  • Grand Hotel Naxcivan
  • Hotel Togrud
Over 60,000 people are living all over the city of Nakhichevan. There are several industries in Nakhichevan developing around the processing of things like glass, aluminum, textile, tobacco and grapes, etc.


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