Historical and architectural sights

 

  • Anig Fortress

    In thevillageofAnigin Gusar area there are ruins of a fortress that was built to protect against the Arab invasions. The fortress is located at an altitude of 1,100 m above sea level, on the right bank of Gusarchay River. Today, only two pieces are left from the once magnificently fortified fortress: 15-16 meter long wall and a corner tower of the fortress gates. It is assumed that the fortress had existed since the 9th century and was destroyed in 1288.



    Address:
    Anig Village, Gusar District.
  • Sheikh Juneyd Mausoleum

    Erected on the grave of Sheikh Junayd, the grandfather of Shah Ismayil Khatai, the tomb is located in thevillageofHazra. The battle of Shirvanshah Khalil-Ullah I, where Sheikh Junayd was killed, happened in 1456. Later, a mausoleum was built over his grave. There is an ancient cemetery near the tomb, where, as it is said, the soldiers are buried.



    Address:
    Hazra (Yargun) Village, Gusar District.

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