Nakhchivan

mysterious legends unexplored land

Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, is a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages and a cuisine distinct from the rest of Azerbaijan. It’s also scattered with historical monuments and a growing list of intriguing attractions.

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Azerbaijan's best off-the-radar destination

Considered one of the first human settlements in the region, Nakhchivan is home to sites such as the 12th-century Mausoleum of Momine Khatun and Nakhchivan Khans' Palace, while driving the scenic route to Ordubad you’ll see the iconic cleft peak of Mount Ilandag which is said to have been carved out by Noah's Ark. Not surprisingly, this is becoming a truly unmissable destination to visit where local people embrace visitors with amazing warmth and hospitality.

 

DID YOU KNOW?

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DID YOU KNOW?
INTERESTING FACT #1

Known locally as the 'Museum of Mineral Springs', Nakhchivan is home to 250 springs as well as famous water brands Sirab and Badamli

INTERESTING FACT #2

Nakhchivan was designated the Islamic Culture Capital for 2018.

what to doin Nakhchivan

Explore salt therapies at health resorts in Azerbaijan
Explore salt therapies at health resorts in Azerbaijan
Health & wellness

Explore salt therapies at health resorts in Azerbaijan

Salt therapies are offered in health resorts all over Azerbaijan, but for the most authentic... More

Discover the legendary Alinja Castle
Discover the legendary Alinja Castle
Arts, culture and heritage

Discover the legendary Alinja Castle

Alinja Castle is one of Azerbaijan's unique treasures. Experience a touch of history and breathtaking... More

Discover the amazing taste of Nakhchivani cuisine
Discover the amazing taste of Nakhchivani cuisine
Food, drinks and nightlife

Discover the amazing taste of Nakhchivani cuisine

Explore the best of local cuisine in Nakhchivan – a region with distinctive flavours and... More

Marvel at the Momine Khatun Mausoleum
Marvel at the Momine Khatun Mausoleum
Arts, culture and heritage

Marvel at the Momine Khatun Mausoleum

Be inspired by the exquisite Momine Khatun Mausoleum in the heart of Nakhchivan City. It... More

Visit Noah’s Tomb
Visit Noah’s Tomb
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit Noah’s Tomb

Noah's Tomb is one of the most intriguing sights in Nakhchivan City – and a... More

Explore the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace
Explore the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace
Arts, culture and heritage

Explore the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace

Nakhchivan Khan's Palace is one of the most outstanding architectural sights in Azerbaijan. Enjoy the... More

Relax at Lake Batabat
Relax at Lake Batabat

Relax at Lake Batabat

Experience the calm of Nakhchivan's stunning countryside at one of the most outstanding picnic spots... More

Travel to Ordubad
Travel to Ordubad
Arts, culture and heritage

Travel to Ordubad

Stroll around the quiet streets of the historical reserve of Ordubad and discover ancient monuments,... More

Visit the Ashabi Kahf Cave
Visit the Ashabi Kahf Cave
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit the Ashabi Kahf Cave

Ashabi-Kahf is a charming retreat to the east of Nakhchivan City with an ancient legend... More

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