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Gol Faraj Destination Guide

Touring Gol Faraj in Iran.

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Gol Faraj in the region of East Azarbaijan is located in Iran - some 394 mi (or 634 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Gol Faraj is now 05:26 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yekan-e Sa'di, Qahveh Khaneh-ye Habib, Heydarabad, Mosul, Tabriz or Qarah Bolagh. Being here already, consider visiting Tazeh Kand, Gol Faraj and Aq Bolagh. We collected some hobby film in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Interesting facts about this location

Saint Stepanos Monastery

The St. Stepanos Monastery (Armenian: Սուրբ Ստեփանոս վանք; Maghardavank Մաղարդավանք) is an Armenian monastery about 15 km northwest of Jolfa city, East Azarbaijan Province northeast Iran. It is situated in a deep canyon along the Arax river on the Iranian side of the border between Azerbaijan and Iran. It was built in the 9th century and rebuilt in the Safavid era after several earthquakes damaged it.

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Located at 38.89, 45.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Armenian Apostolic monasteries, Christian monasteries established in the 9th century, East Azerbaijan Province, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 9th century, World Heritage Sites in Iran

Armenian cemetery in Julfa

The Armenian cemetery in Julfa (Armenian: Ջուղաի գերեզման, Jughayi gerezman) was a medieval-era cemetery near the town of Julfa (known as Jugha in Armenian), Nakhchivan, an exclave of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The tombstones consisted mainly of khachkars, uniquely decorated cross-stones characteristic in medieval Christian Armenian art. The cemetery was still standing in the late 1990s, when the government of Azerbaijan began a systematic campaign to raze the monuments.

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Located at 38.89, 45.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Anti-Armenianism, Armenian cemeteries, Cemeteries in Azerbaijan, Destroyed landmarks, Monuments and memorials in Azerbaijan, Nakhchivan, Vandalized works of art

Julfa, Azerbaijan (city)

Julfa, formerly Jugha (Armenian: Ջուղա, sometimes transliterated as Djugha) and also rendered as Djulfa, Dzhul’fa, Jolfa, Dzhulfa, Džulfa, Jolfā, Jolfā-ye Nakhjavān, is the administrative capital of the Julfa Rayon administrative region of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic in Azerbaijan. Julfa is separated by the Araks River from its namesake, the town of Jolfa on the Iranian side of the border. The two towns are linked by a road bridge and a railway bridge.

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Located at 38.89, 45.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Azerbaijan–Iran border crossings, Populated places in Julfa District