Armenian vandalism in Shusha

Kocharli Mosque

Kocharli Mosque was one of the 17 mosques that were operating in the Susha city during the 19th century. The city of Shusha consisted of 17 mahallas (quarter/district/neighborhood) that were divided into upper and lower mahallas. Kocherli Mosque was built in the 19th century on the 20 Yanvar Street of the Kocharli mahalla, which was part of the lower mahallas of Shusha city. The historical and religious monuments belonging to the palace complex of Bahman Mirza.

Together with other famous mosques and historical monuments of the Shusha city, Kocharli Mosque was considered one of the most valuable historical and religious monuments of the Shusha State Historical and Architectural Reserve. The Mosque was plundered, burned dawn, and destroyed by Armenians after the occupation of Shusha by the Armenian Armed Forces in May 1992.