Over 700 cultural monuments fell victim to Armenian vandalism

Along with residential buildings, educational, industrial and agricultural facilities located in the occupied territories as a result of the Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan, hundreds of cultural institutions, including 927 libraries with 4.6 million books, 808 palaces of culture, clubs and houses of culture, 85 musical and an art school, 22 museums and museum branches with more than 100,000 exhibits, 4 art galleries, 4 theaters, 2 concert halls, 8 culture and recreation parks, more than 700 historical and cultural monuments registered before the Karabakh conflict became victims of Armenian vandalism. Acting Minister of Culture Anar Karimov announced this.
A.Kerimov noted: “Including the Khudafarin bridges with 11 and 15 spans in the Jebrail region (VII-XII centuries), the Ganjasar and Khudavand temples in the Kelbajar region (XIII century), the mausoleum in the Khachin village, Turbatly, Aghdam region (XIV century), the oldest in Fizuli region. One of the settlements of residents – Azykh Cave, Shusha State Historical and Architectural Reserve, became a victim of Armenian vandalism.

Source: Baku Travel Guide

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