Ganja Azerbaijan

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Ganja is one of the oldest cities in the Caucasus. and has long been one of the most important in Azerbaijan .The name Ganja means wide derived from a word "gan" (wide). Ganja is an ancient city of Azerbaijan which is settled in the fifth century. The reference to Ganja could be found in the book "Kitabi Dada Korkut" ( the historical literature work of Oghuzs, the ancestors of Azerbaijani turks.) Having been subjected to a seemingly endless stream of invading armies, its name has changed repeatedly over the years. The historical name, Ganja, was restored once again upon Azerbaijan's independence in 1991. With a population of over 500,000 it's currently the country's second-largest city.

Ganja was the birthplace of the famous Central-Asian poet Nizami, and his tomb is a popular site for visitors.

  • There are two options to travel by express train usually takes 6 hours or by overnight train. The overnight train costs 10 manat and takes about 9 hours. By train it costs 4.2 manat.

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