visit Noah’s Tomb

Noah's Tomb is one of the most intriguing sights in Nakhchivan City – and a great place to learn why locals call this region the "land of Noah".

visitNoah’s Tomb

Driving the scenic route from Nakhchivan to Ordubad, you’ll notice an iconic sight dominating the horizon: the cleft peak of Mount Ilandag (Snake Mountain) is said to have been carved out by Noah’s Ark as the Great Flood receded. Nakhchivan is laced with legends, and none are more intriguing than the local belief that Noah landed, lived and died here. Noah’s Mausoleum in Nakhchivan City is another of the region’s must-see attractions which, according to an onsite plaque, has existed since the 4th millenium BC and has been renovated several times throughout history, most recently in 2008. 

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Air temperature

Current:
-2.2°C
Average:
-6.7 – 3.7°C / 19.9–38.7°F

Feel temperature

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-6.5 – 4.8°C / 20.3–40.6°F

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