Category: Maku

Dakhmeh Sangi e Farhad:

Dakhmeh Sangi e Farhad: is located 7 km. south of Makou. Belonging to the 9th century; it was listed as an Iranian historical monument in 1968. It consists of 2 rooms located in the heart of the mountain and is connected to a massive rocky cliff with stone stairs. On the walls, some niches are visible that long ago some torches have been placed on top of them. The walls…

Aras River

Aras River: Is a river that passes through Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran. The Russian name of the Aras is Araks. Its ancient name is Araxes. Artaxata was the capital of Armenia. It forms part of the border between the Armenia and Azerbaijan on the north, and Turkish Armenia and the Iranian province of Azerbaijan on the south. Here, Aras joins the Kura River and then empties into the Caspian…

The Chapel of Dzordzor

The Chapel of Dzordzor: Is part of an Armenian monastery located in Maku County, on Zangmar River near the village of Baron. The Chapel of Holy Mother of God is the only part of the monastery still stands today. The construction of this chapel cross surmounted in the center of a drum dome dates back to the 9th to 14th centuries. In agreement with the Armenian Apostolic Church, the building…