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Varazgun Temple - ancient Albanian monument located in Lachin district

Baku, April 8, AZERTAC

Varazgun Temple is an ancient Albanian monument located in Azerbaijan’s Lachin district. Around the temple there are the ruins of a village called Varazkhan.

It is believed that the first name of the temple was Varazkhan or Varazgun. The monument was built in the 2nd-5th centuries during the Caucasian Albania period and ruins have remained until today.

Remains of an ancient Albanian cemetery dating back to the 7th century, as well as coins belonging to the 16th century Safavid state had been found in the area of the temple built in the highland.

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