Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum, Nakhchivan

Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Built in 1161-1162, the Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum in Nakhchivan city was built by the brilliant local architect Ajemi Nakhchivani, who also designed the stunning Momine Khatun Mausoleum and is known as the founder of the Nakhchivan school of architecture. The octagonal baked-brick structure is topped with a pyramid and features exquisite geometric ornaments on all sides. You'll find it in a quiet old residential area of one-storey housing near the city centre. Make Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum part of your personalized Nakhchivan itinerary using our Nakhchivan trip itinerary app.
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