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The Best Things to Do in Nakhchivan

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Nakhchivan

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Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings · Dams

Popular things to do in Nakhchivan

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Architectural Building
Nakhchivan Khans' Palace
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Site
Mausoleum of Momine Khatun
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Historic Site
Alinja Castle
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Dam
Aras Dam
2.2
Duration: 2 hours
Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country. It's also scattered with historical monuments and a growing list of intriguing attractions. Take a trip to Nakhchivan to discover sites such as the 12th-century Mausoleum of Momine Khatun and Khans' Palace. While driving the scenic route to Ordubad you'll see the iconic cleft peak of Mount Ilandag, 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. Plan your visit to Nakhchivan and other destinations in Azerbaijan using our Azerbaijan trip planner.

Hidden gems in Nakhchivan

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Religious Site
Gulustan Mausoleum
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Nakhchivan State History Museum
Duration: 2 hours
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Castle
Yezidabad Castle
Duration: 30 minutes
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Architectural Building
Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Nakhchivan

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History Museum
Heydar Aliyev Museum
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Open Air Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Specialty Museum
Hussein Javid’s House Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Specialty Museum
The State Carpet Museum of Nakhchivan
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Nakhchivan

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State Park
Shahbuz National Reserve Shahbuz
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Religious Site
Juma Mosque Ordubad
2.8
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Nakhchivan

Religious Site
Noah’s Mausoleum
Duration: 2 hours
Religious Site
Mausoleum of Huseyn Javid
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Nakhchivan

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Cave
Ashab-i Kehf
Duration: 1h 30 min

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