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Dagestan

DAGESTAN REPUBLIC - РЕСПУБЛИКА ДАГЕСТАН

derbent - дербент

From early 1990-s until recently Dagestan was off limits to foreigners because of the turbulent events taking place in the Caucasus. Fortunately, the situation has changed for the better. Traveling became safe. Dagestan has a larger number of tourist sights than other Caucasian republics. Especially prominent is Naryn-Kala a magnificent fortress in the 5000-year-old town of Derbent.

The fortress as seen from town.

Inside the fortress.

A portrait of Derbent from inside the fortress.

Derbent as seen from the fortress.


The old town gates.

Lenin in Derbent.


Overlapping flags of Russia and Dagestan.

The Caspian Sea as seen from the fortress.


Streets of Derbent.

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