Republic of Nagorno Karabakh

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Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

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Shahbulag Castle in Nagorno Karabakh was built by a Persian khan in It's also called Tigranakert Castle in honor of century BC Armenian rulerTigranes the Great. 1st Century, The Republic, Monument Valley, Persian, Medieval, Castle, Nature, Travel, Voyage

Shahbulag Castle in Nagorno Karabakh was built by a Persian khan in 1752. It's also called Tigranakert Castle in honor of 1st century BC Armenian rulerTigranes the Great.

The Saatli Mosque on the main square in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, has been restored but is currently empty. Much of the city remains in ruins from the 1992 battle in which the Azerbaijan Army was defeated. The Republic, Mosque, Empty, Restoration, Battle, Mansions, House Styles, Refurbishment, Mansion Houses

The Saatli Mosque (1883) on the main square in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, has been restored but is currently empty. Much of the city remains in ruins from the 1992 battle in which the Azerbaijan Army was defeated.

Walls dating from the century defended the hilltop city of Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, against attack from the north. The Republic, 18th Century, Dating, Walls, City, Building, Travel, Voyage, Quotes

Walls dating from the 18th century defended the hilltop city of Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, against attack from the north.

The flags of Armenia (left) and Nagorno Karabakh (right) fly together at the highway border crossing between the two countries. Flying Together, The Republic, Armenia, Flags, Countries, Two By Two, Outdoor Decor, National Flag

The flags of Armenia (left) and Nagorno Karabakh (right) fly together at the highway border crossing between the two countries.

David Stanley with a highly decorated defender of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh. David Stanley, The Republic

David Stanley with a highly decorated defender of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

Dadivank Monastery is the largest monastic complex in the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh. It was founded by St Dadi, a disciple of St Thaddeus who spread Christianity through eastern Armenia in the century AD. Reformed Theology, Armor Of God, 1st Century, The Republic, Barcelona Cathedral, Christianity, War, Armenia, House Styles

Dadivank Monastery (1214) is the largest monastic complex in the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh. It was founded by St Dadi, a disciple of St Thaddeus who spread Christianity through eastern Armenia in the 1st century AD.

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This massive sculpture of a lion emerging from the hillside is next to the Hotel Tsovin Kar near Vank, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

Popular belief holds that the head of John the Baptist is buried below the altar of century Gandzasar Monastery near Vank, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh. John The Baptist, The Republic, Bury, Altar, Barcelona Cathedral, Popular, Building, Most Popular, Buildings

Popular belief holds that the head of John the Baptist is buried below the altar of 13th century Gandzasar Monastery near Vank, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

Tigranakert in present Nagorno Karabakh was established by the ancient Armenian ruler Tigranes the Great in the century BC. In 2006 an archaeological site was discovered next to Shahbulag Castle. 1st Century, Archaeological Site, The Republic, Ruler, Castle, Mountains, Travel, Voyage, Viajes

Tigranakert in present Nagorno Karabakh was established by the ancient Armenian ruler Tigranes the Great in the 1st century BC. In 2006 an archaeological site was discovered next to Shahbulag Castle.

The century Mayraberd Fortress at Askeran, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, was built by a Persian khan to control the road from from the eastern lowlands to Shushi. The Republic, 18th Century, Monument Valley, Persian, Mount Rushmore, Mountains, Nature, Travel, Voyage

The 18th century Mayraberd Fortress at Askeran, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, was built by a Persian khan to control the road from from the eastern lowlands to Shushi.

The platanus or plane tree of Skhtorashen, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, is reputed to be the oldest tree in the former USSR. Plane Tree, The Republic, Old Things, Plants, Flora, Plant, Planting

The 2,000-year-old platanus or plane tree of Skhtorashen, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, is reputed to be the oldest tree in the former USSR.

Shahbulag Castle at Tigranakert, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, is named for the nearby Royal Springs (Shahbulag means "Shah's spring"). Castle, Spring, Plants, Flora, Plant, Planting, Castles

Shahbulag Castle at Tigranakert, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, is named for the nearby Royal Springs (Shahbulag means "Shah's spring").

This tank used in the capture of Shushi by Armenian forces on May overlooks the main highway from Stepanakert, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh. T 72, The Republic, Military Vehicles, Maine, Army Vehicles

This T-72 tank used in the capture of Shushi by Armenian forces on May 8, 1992, overlooks the main highway from Stepanakert, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

The Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, was used as a history museum during Soviet times. Today it awaits renovations and repurposing. The Republic, History Museum, Repurposing, Mosque, Times, Mosques

The Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque (1883) in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, was used as a history museum during Soviet times. Today it awaits renovations and repurposing.

The Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, is also known as the Verkhiya Mosque. The entire Muslim population of Shushi fled in The Republic, Mosque, Pisa, Cn Tower, Muslim, Building, Travel, Voyage, Buildings

The Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque (1883) in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, is also known as the Verkhiya Mosque. The entire Muslim population of Shushi fled in 1992.

The State Museum of Visual Arts in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, displays paintings and hosts cultural events. A scupture garden is behind the museum. Cultural Events, Visual Arts, Museum, Paintings, Mansions, House Styles, Garden, Mansion Houses, Paint

The State Museum of Visual Arts in Shushi, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, displays paintings and hosts cultural events. A scupture garden is behind the museum.

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