The Dadivank monastery is in one of several regions being handed over to Azerbaijan after a peace deal.
In and around Nagorno-Karabakh, people are struggling to rebuild their lives after weeks of conflict. As Armenia hands over large chunks of territory to Azerbaijan, the recent war has shaken people's sense of home.
The leader of Nagorno-Karabakh says 25,000 displaced people have returned following the signing of a peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Around half of the 150,000 population fled during the six-week conflict.
Aghdam is one of three districts being handed back to Azerbaijan by Armenia as part of a Russian-brokered deal to settle the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. The handover was delayed a week for humanitarian reasons.
Armenians have been setting their homes on fire as they flee the district of Kalbajar. Azerbaijan is set to take control of the area as of November 15 under the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire brokered earlier this week.
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