The captive monuments of Shusha


Azerbaijan begins from Karabakh and ends in Karabakh today. The world must understand that Azerbaijan will no exist without Karabakh! It is the main aim of every azerbaijanian - teacher, doctor, engineer, worker, peasant, chaplain and devouts. Karabakh must be promoted as favorited, the realities regard with Karabakh must be known and notified. The history is  the foundation both of the past and future. The  religious and national historical monuments are the face of the nation and the symbol of the homeland. The religious-historical and cultural monuments of the country are the evidence that Kharabakh is an ancient Azerbaijanan land. armenians destroy the monuments of Azerbaijan in the occupied territories, change local place names deliberately. But they will not be able to change the history. Because the real history is only regard with the reality, the truth is one: Karabakh is the historical land and integral part of Azerbaijan. The aim of  “Monuments shot” heading is to disseminate the truth with the power of historical sights, religious and cultural monumnets of Karabakh.  It is also woeful travel to the history of Karabakh. Perhaps you will agree that it would be better to start from Shusha.



Shusa  one of the most beautiful parts both of Karabakh, Azerbaijan and Caucasus  is a fortress-city built in order to defend. Therefore it is not accidental that this ancient place is known as  “Shusha castle” between rounds today.  Panahali Khan Javanshir founder of Karabakh khanate in 1750 decided to build fortification on a accessible mountain in the place where  Shusha is located here  nowadays.  The convenient location strategically of Shusha ( in the past  had been called Panahabad in the name of Karabakh khanate) made it hard for the enemy, allowed the development of the city and  the construction of the national-cultural monuments. Shusha surrounded by Girkhgiz, Seam, Murov, Baggıran, Saribaba mountains is located at an altitude of 1400-1800 meters above sea level. Shusha is one of the wholesome resort-recreation centers in Azerbaijan for its air cleaning and healing. The territory is 289 square kilometers. The territory of Shusha includes a city and 31 villages. The city was occupied in 8 May 1992 and ruined.


Religious-historical monuments

1. Haji Yusifli mosque (XVIII)

2. "Desert Castle" mosque (XVIII)

3. coral Khoja Mosque (XVIII)

4. Guyuglug mosque (XVIII)

5. Seyidli mosque (XVIII)

6. Church (XVIII)

7. Mardinli mosque (XIX century)

8. Govher Agha mosque (1874-1875)

9. Julfalar mosque (XIX century)

10. Upper Govhar Agha mosque (XIX century)

11. Mamay mosque (XIX century)

12. Kocharli mosque (XIX century)

13. Malibeyli mosque

14. Albanian church

15. Gaybali mosque

16. Shirlan mosque


Religious architectural monuments

1. The wall (length of 8 kilometers)

2. Built on the wall of the castle towers (17 pieces)

3. 17 block built in ancient style

4. Poetry House Molla Panah Vagif

5. Palace of Khan's daughter with her Khurshudbanu

6. Mir Mohsin property Nevvab

7. The house-museum of Uzeyir Hajibeyov

8. Nightingale Museum

9. Carpets

10. History museum

11. Karabakh state museum of history

12. mausoleum of Molla Panah Vagif

13. Turshsu gallery

14. 4 caravanserai

15. Bridge reign

16. Art Gallery

17. Ganja door

18. spring Shor

19. Najafgulu master's property

20. The building is the first real school

21. Khan's daughter with her spring complex

22. Agha-Abdurrahim master's house

23. The new bridge is the neighborhood

24. Ibrahim Khan's property

25. Castle Sadigjan

26. Uluğ's house

27. Ms. Tower Agaboyuk Malibeyli 

28. "Girls School"

29. Khan's daughter Natavan built "hovel"

30. Agabeyim master's castle

31. Gasim Bey Zakir's house

33. Gasim Bey Zakir tombstone

34. A large number of silver and copper

35. Bahman Mirza Qajar palace complex

36. Bahman Mirza Qajar Harem

37. Bahman Mirza Qajar built "Bab" bath

38. The mausoleum complex Gajars

39. Layla rock

40. Mehmet Hasan master's mansion

41. The complex of Karabakh khanate sofa

42. Haji Şükür'ün mansion

43. The property of Gadimovs'

44. Ibrahim Khalil Khan madrasa complex, built in 1801,

45. vizier of Karabakh khan Mirza Jamal Javanshir and his family mausoleum complex of the bay

46. ​​The veteran civil

47. The stone inscriptions

48. Reservoir fountain

49. The prison building, built with her Khurshudbanu

50. Bayat fortress (in 1748)

51. Shahbulag Tower

52. "Panahabad" Shusha fortress (1750-1757-years)

53. The two-storey caravanserai (the period of 1888-1889)

54. "hole-in-stone" staircase complex

55. Samad Bey Mehmandarov property of Shusha



1. Ali kahası (Nazir kahası)

2. healing center of Hazrat Abbas

3. Saqqakhana and sacred places of Pirgah

4. Tomb of Sayyid Mirfasih

5. Mir Mehdi Agha district center Agadadali

6. The two minarets of the healing center of the hole in the neighborhood

7. Kasim Aga quarry

8. Syed Khalil Syed Ali's quarry in the neighborhood of 8 Seyyidli

9. Heydar sepulcher