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Old photos of Ganja (Elizabethpol)
 

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History of city Ganja (Elizabethpol) in photos

A small historical reference

Ganja - the second largest city of Azerbaijan, located on the west of the country, at the foot of the Lesser Caucasus, on the river Ganjachay. Date of foundation and the first written mention - 660 years. With the development of Ganja built palaces, bridges, caravanserais and began to mint money. Iron, copper, aluminous and other mines located near Ganja, supplied craftsmen with raw materials. Around the city built a new, more solid strength and it has become a major center with commercial and industrial districts. Silk and its products have won the sympathy of buyers not only local markets but also overseas.

Attractions - Juma mosque (1606); cult complex Goy Imam or Imamzadeh mausoleum XIV-XVII centuries. obstroenny in XVII century building of mosques and tombs; iron gates of Ganja (1063), one of the valves which to this day is kept in the Georgian monastery Gelati.

Ganja. Market place
Market place
Ganja. Bulatovskaya street
Bulatovskaya street
Ganja. County Administrative Assembly
County Administrative Assembly
Ganja. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ganja. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ganja. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ganja. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ganja. Panorama of city, 1927
Panorama of city, 1927
Ganja. The ruins of the fortress
The ruins of the fortress
Ganja. Sort of carpets, end of the XIX century
Sort of carpets, end of the XIX century
Ganja. Tram in Yelizavetpol
Tram in Yelizavetpol
Ganja. Women's educational institution of Saint Nina
Women's educational institution of Saint Nina

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