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Ilandag (Snake Mountain)

The Ilandag Mountain has turned into the symbol of Julfa region and the whole of Nakhchivan. The name of the mountain means “Snake Mountain“, because this high mountain, which can bee see from everywhere in Julfa, is full of poisonous reptiles.

Now time Ilandag – Snake Mountain became natural trademark of Nakhchivan, you can see this almost everywhere. Its distinctive cleft peak, naturally, has legend attached to it: as the flood began to subside, Noah’s Ark crashed through the surfacing summit on the way to Mount Gamigaya, east Nakhchivan, in a reversal of the route normally related in the west, which has Agri Dag as the final landing.

Ilandag (Snake Mountain)
Ilandag (Snake Mountain)
Ilandag (Snake Mountain)

Ilandag was and will be a symbol of Nakhchivan’s steadfastness. According to one of the local legends that exist about Snake Mountain Azerbaijan, the mountain is compared with the jeweled helmet of the Nakhchivan commander.

In 2015, the world-famous channel “NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC”make a short film about Ilandag Mountain, calling it one of the wonders of the world.

We can organize an individual tour to Ilandag (Snake Mountain)
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