Alinca Tower, a historical architectural monument located on the right bank of Alinja River in Khanegah village of Julfa region, is one of the most valuable examples of the Nakhchivan-Maraga school of architecture. According to researchers, Alinja Tower was built before our era and restored in the 5th century of our era. Located on the highest peak of Alinja Mountain, the Town was known in history as the residence and treasure place of Atabays of Azerbaijan. The epic “Kitabi Deda Gorgud” is the first written source about Alinja Tower.
The monument was included in the list of world-important monuments in 2007, and large-scale restoration works are being carried out in Alinja Tower today.