Nakhchivan is a city in Nakhchivan (region) of Azerbaijan.
Nakhchivan International AirportFlights from Baku, Ganja, Istanbul and Moscow-Vnukovo
Momine Khatun MausoleumA tall octagonal tomb tower from the 12th century with kufic Arabic calligraphy and ceramic design.
Open Air MuseumA collection of ancient stone artifacts and statues in a park, directly beside Momine Khatun Mausoleum.
Heydar Aliyev MuseumA museum dedicated to the first president of Azerbaijan, who was born in Nakhchivan.
Palace of the KhansA palace in the same park as the Momine Khatun Mausoleum with a small museum inside. The building and gardens themselves are beautiful but many of the exhibits are only in Azeri.
Flag PoleA tall flag pole on a hill on the northern edge of Nakhchivan city with impressive views of the skyline, the Aras River and Mount Ararat. Also a museum inside. Impressive in the evenings as the park lights up. Across the road outside the bus station is a mosaic from Soviet days.
Nakhchivan Castle and History MuseumAn over-restored castle in the south of the city that looks a bit Disney-esque but offers impressive views of the city and surroundings from the walls. The staff can give a free tour of the history museum in the centre of the complex.
Noah's TombDirectly beside the Nakhchivan Castle. The supposed tomb of the prophet Noah (although Palestine and Jordan would disagree). A beautifully built octagonal tower that stands out against the vast plains of Nakhchivan behind. The staff can give a tour of the small museum inside.