Azerbaijani President and Turkish PM visit Albanian temple in Shaki’s Kish village

Azerbaijani President and Turkish PM visit Albanian temple in Shaki’s Kish village
# 12 September 2012 16:24 (UTC +04:00)
APA reports that according to information, this temple was erected on the place of very famous temple of Caucasus Albanian referring to I century AD that was called “Month”. The temple that was constructed from limestone is the first temple erected with dome in the shape of a hall. Reconstruction works were carried out in the temple in 2001 under Kish project and the temple was opened in September. The project was realized on the initiation of famous Norwegian scientist and traveler Thor Heyerdal.

It was declared that Kish temple is a famous historical monument symbolizing the spreading of Christianity about 2000 years ago not only in Caucasus Albanian, but over the whole Caucasus. Currently, the temple is protected by the state as a historical-architectural monument.
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