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Göygöl National Park

About 25 km further afield from Ganja, near Toğanalı. A hiking and leisure destination, whose lake was formed during a strong earthquake in 1139.

23km

40.40583346.3225

Naftalan

city

53km

40.50583346.819167

Vank

small town close to the monastery of Gandzasar, one of Karabakh's top attractions. Also known for a hotel in the shape of a boat with a zoo, and the wall of license plates.

56km

40.05777846.545556

Sheki

City in Azerbaijan

99km

41.19947.1674

Martuni

(Khojavend) — a small town near the small historically important Amaras Monastery

112km

39.79527847.113056

Qabala

city of Azerbaijan

167km

40.9813888947.84583333

Tbilisi

capital city of Georgia

195km

41.716744.7833

Shamakhi

Shamakhi (Shemakha, Şamaxı) is a town in Azerbaijan's Baku Region, capital of the Shamakhi Rayon.

253km

40.6338888948.63916667

Baku

capital of Azerbaijan

392km

40.395277849.8822222
Sights

Alexander Nevsky Church, Ganja

A Russian Orthodox church built in 1887 on the grounds of an ancient cemetery, dedicated to local Christians and Muslims likewise. In 1916 the church became a cathedral. Its style is Byzantine with bricks of the name "plinfa". Between 1935-38 it served as the museum of local history. Reopened in 1946, many former icons had survived the revolutionary phases, like the ones of St. Alexander Nevsky and Mary Magdalene.

551m

40.679246.3564

Bottle house of Ganja

House of Jafarovs family of Ganja. Created in 1967 by Ibrahim Jafarov in honor of his brother and all World War II soldiers who not returned back to home or died war fronts. Instead of using bricks and such, he used bottles for many parts of the house, like the walls. In total he tool 48,000 bottles. He also used coloured stones from Sochi. He dedicated the house to his brother and the many other soldiers who died in World War II. A supposed picture of the brother is part of the beautiful walls of the house. You can contact his grandson Elshan who today live in this house to tell their story. Note, that this is private house, but Jafarovs are not mind for taking façade pictures of house. Any donates are welcome.

553m

40.6817646.35564

Nizami Mausoleum

Built in 1947 to honour the 12th-century poet Nizami Ganjavi. It was built on the grounds of a former mausoleum. It obtained its present form in 2013.

8.0km

40.6838888946.43277778

Tigranakert of Artsakh

It's a ruined Armenian city dating back to the Hellenistic period. It is one of the four former cities with the same name, named in honor of the Armenian king Tigranes the Great (95–55 BC). Town consisted of 3 parts: part with palaces was at the top, then - central quarter, and Acropolis - at the bottom, all together forming a little triangle.

80km

40.0652777846.90583333

Askeran Fortress

Fortress was built by Panahi Khan in the 18th century to guard the approaches to Shushi, it was fortified with double walls. Its protective walls (2 m thick and 9 m height), entrance gate and tower are quite well preserved.

82km

39.933346.8317

Agdam Mosque

87km

39.9833333346.93333333

Ghazanchetsots Cathedral

89km

39.75881946.747883

Gandzasar monastery

89km

39.75881946.747883

Shusha

city in Nagorno Karabakh

89km

39.7583333346.74833333

Qaragöl

human settlement in Azerbaijan

134km

39.1233333346.54138889

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Ganja

Azerbaijan
Ganja is a city in the Ganja Region of northwestern Azerbaijan.

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Average temperatures

Jan

7°C0.5
Precipitation: 8 mm

Feb

8.2°C1
Precipitation: 12 mm

Mar

12.7°C4.3
Precipitation: 24 mm

Apr

18.7°C9.4
Precipitation: 31 mm

May

23.4°C13.8
Precipitation: 40 mm

Jun

28.7°C18.6
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Jul

31.6°C21.4
Precipitation: 17 mm

Aug

31.1°C21
Precipitation: 15 mm

Sep

26.3°C16.8
Precipitation: 15 mm

Oct

19.5°C11.6
Precipitation: 24 mm

Nov

12.9°C6.2
Precipitation: 16 mm

Dec

8.4°C2.1
Precipitation: 7 mm
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