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Haji Badal Bridge – 19th century historical monument in Azerbaijan’s Gubadli district

Baku, March 29, AZERTAC

The archless bridge located in Damirchilar village of Gubadli district was built by Haji Badal over the Aga River in the 19th century.

Special ornamental stone, lime, and egg yolks were used in the construction of the bridge. The bridge linked 15 villages to the district center.

The bridge is an interesting piece of architecture. The vaulted bridge has no piers in the central part. The purpose of such a construction was to facilitate the unobstructed water flow of the overflowing mountain river.

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