The ancient land of Nakhchivan, located on the banks of the Araz River, with its rich history, has endowed the treasury of world culture with invaluable personalities. Nakhchivan, which is located above the Araz River due to its geographical conditions, was of great strategic importance. It is as if the Araz River has become the center of Nakhchivan’s recognition in the world. Ancient manuscripts provide brief information about the shape and content of the Araz River.
In the manuscripts, the history of Nakhchivan as the first place of residence and urban development can be traced back to antiquity. Throughout history, Nakhchivan has been famous in the world for its urban artists. The magnificent monuments built by architect Ajami Nakhchivani are considered to be unique pearls of art of the whole East.