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historical hammams  across Nakhchivan
historical hammams across Nakhchivan
Arts, culture and heritage

historical hammams across Nakhchivan

A visit to Nakhchivan cannot be considered complete without exploring its... More

sacred mausoleum Nehram Imamzadeh
sacred mausoleum Nehram Imamzadeh
Arts, culture and heritage

sacred mausoleum Nehram Imamzadeh

The religious complex of Nehram Imamzadeh, located in the settlement of... More

Miraculous  Ashabi-Kahf Shrine
Miraculous Ashabi-Kahf Shrine
Mosques and Tombs

Miraculous Ashabi-Kahf Shrine

One of Azerbaijan's most famous places of pilgrimage is Ashabi-Kahf, located... More

Sufi haven  at Khanagah
Sufi haven at Khanagah
Mosques and Tombs

Sufi haven at Khanagah

Among the religious architectural sites in Nakhchivan, Khanagah Monument Complex holds... More

medievalarchitecture

Ganja’s brave past Javad Khan Mausoleum
Ganja’s brave past Javad Khan Mausoleum
Museums & galleries

Ganja’s brave past Javad Khan Mausoleum

Ganja owes its current tranquillity to the raging battles and courageous... More

The Arched Bridge conveys a feat of construction
The Arched Bridge conveys a feat of construction
History and Local Lore Museums

The Arched Bridge conveys a feat of construction

In the heart of Guba stands the remarkable Arched Bridge, an... More

Gala State Historical and Ethnographic Reserve
Gala State Historical and Ethnographic Reserve
Ethnography Museums

Gala State Historical and Ethnographic Reserve

If you want to see ancient ruins, a medieval town of... More

Take a tour of the Sheki Khan's Palace
Take a tour of the Sheki Khan's Palace
World Heritage Sites

Take a tour of the Sheki Khan's Palace

At the top of Sheki rests the Khan's Palace, an exquisite... More

europeanarchitecture

Browse the home of Azerbaijani fine arts
Browse the home of Azerbaijani fine arts
Art and Culture Museums

Browse the home of Azerbaijani fine arts

Discover an oil-boom mansion packed with a wealth of art spanning... More

Visit Shamkir’s German heritage
Visit Shamkir’s German heritage
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit Shamkir’s German heritage

Shamkir was once a German colony known for winemaking. However, it... More

Visit German-inspired Goygol
Visit German-inspired Goygol
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit German-inspired Goygol

Ganja has an interesting culinary take on different delicious desserts and... More

take a walking tour of  Baku’s oil-boom architecture
take a walking tour of Baku’s oil-boom architecture
German heritage

take a walking tour of Baku’s oil-boom architecture

Discover the stunning old architecture built in Baku during the late... More

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Baku Olympic Stadium
Baku Olympic Stadium
Adventure & sports

Baku Olympic Stadium

The architecture of Baku never ceases to amaze. You’ll be convinced... More

Shop and socialise in the Port Baku area
Shop and socialise in the Port Baku area
Arts, culture and heritage

Shop and socialise in the Port Baku area

If you love going out to eat or shop and are... More

Snap a photo of the Flame Towers
Snap a photo of the Flame Towers
Arts, culture and heritage

Snap a photo of the Flame Towers

The trio of skyscrapers named the Flame Towers are one of... More

Admire the curves and collections of the Heydar Aliyev Centre
Admire the curves and collections of the Heydar Aliyev Centre
Art and Culture Museums

Admire the curves and collections of the Heydar Aliyev Centre

Explore the wide range of art collections and exhibitions of the... More

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Historical pilgrimage site Imamzadeh Complex
Religious tourism

Historical pilgrimage site Imamzadeh Complex

The term ‘Imamzadeh’ signifies ‘descendant of an Imam’ or ‘child of an Imam.’ The Imamzadehs erected in various regions of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic have been places of faith for many over the centuries. Specifically, Imamzadeh Complex, in the city of Nakhchivan, is now one of the most visited of these sites. More

Huseyn Javid House Museum and Memorial Complex
Museums & galleries

Huseyn Javid House Museum and Memorial Complex

Huseyn Javid was an outstanding Azerbaijani poet and playwright who was active in the first half of the 20th century. To learn more about his life and work, we recommend visiting the place where he once lived and is now buried. More

historical hammams  across Nakhchivan
Arts, culture and heritage

historical hammams across Nakhchivan

A visit to Nakhchivan cannot be considered complete without exploring its age-old hammams. Reflecting the customs and styles of the East, these bathhouses stand as rare jewels of Azerbaijani culture, esteemed monuments to bygone architecture. More

sacred mausoleum Nehram Imamzadeh
Arts, culture and heritage

sacred mausoleum Nehram Imamzadeh

The religious complex of Nehram Imamzadeh, located in the settlement of the same name in Babek District, is one of the most treasured historical monuments of Nakhchivan, which can open up a new perspective on the region’s rich history and culture. More

Trove of art  Bahruz Kangarli Museum
Museums & galleries

Trove of art Bahruz Kangarli Museum

Bahruz Kangarli, founder of the Azerbaijani Realism painting school, was the first artist from Azerbaijan to engage in the genre of self-portraiture. At Bahruz Kangarli Museum in Nakhchivan, you can find out about the life and creativity of the artist, as well as glimpse his original works. More

Lerik caves await explorers
Museums & galleries

Lerik caves await explorers

Lerik, a haven of tranquillity with its restorative nature and pure air, invites you to partake in its natural splendours. This region, reminiscent of an open-air nature museum, boasts stunning landscapes and splendid sites, including an array of ancient caves. More

Enduring Sabzikar Ganja’s realm of tomb
Museums & galleries

Enduring Sabzikar Ganja’s realm of tomb

Sabzikar Cemetery, subject of many legends, is not only the resting place of famous figures who left their mark on history, but also the site where hundreds of vaults and ancient tombs are preserved. While visiting Ganja, take the time to visit this staggering collection of shrines. More

Ganja’s brave past Javad Khan Mausoleum
Museums & galleries

Ganja’s brave past Javad Khan Mausoleum

Ganja owes its current tranquillity to the raging battles and courageous fighters of the past. The memory of Javad Khan, who died defending his beloved Ganja in one of these struggles, lives on in Javad Khan Mausoleum – a fitting tribute erected over his grave. More

The poetic legacy of Mahsati Ganjavi
Museums & galleries

The poetic legacy of Mahsati Ganjavi

In this palatial setting, we invite you to embark on a journey into the creative world of Mahsati Ganjavi, who is considered Azerbaijan's first significant female poet. Throughout the adventure, you will get to know her better through artistic glimpses into the 12th century. More

History at every step along Javad Khan Street
Museums & galleries

History at every step along Javad Khan Street

Known as the ‘beating heart’ of Ganja city, Javad Khan Street is an intriguing cross-section of history where modernity and antiquity converge. More

Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum and Museum
Arts, culture and heritage

Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum and Museum

Nizami Ganjavi was a brilliant thinker and writer who holds a special place in world literature, whose invaluable works are considered a treasure trove of wisdom. You can get acquainted with Nizami’s rich creative world at his mausoleum complex in Ganja. More

Refined masterpiece Shah Abbas Mosque
Religious tourism

Refined masterpiece Shah Abbas Mosque

Shah Abbas Mosque, considered a fine example of 17th-century Azerbaijani architecture, stands out among the historical monuments of Ganja for its distinctive style. More

Catch Orthodox heritage Alexander Nevsky Church
Heritage sites

Catch Orthodox heritage Alexander Nevsky Church

Originally built for the worship of Russian Orthodox Christians, today Alexander Nevsky Church is one of the most remarkable religious monuments in the city of Ganja. More

The show of tolerance St. George’s Church
Arts, culture and heritage

The show of tolerance St. George’s Church

Traveling is not only a way to be surrounded by different cultures, it also allows us to get to know the religious variety everywhere you go. During your trip to Gakh, don’t miss visiting St. George’s Church that preserves Christian heritage for centuries. More

Gakh History and Ethnography Museum
Museums & galleries

Gakh History and Ethnography Museum

By visiting the various exhibits at Gakh History and Ethnography Museum, you can glean extensive information about the oldest civilisations in Azerbaijan, their socio-political story and diverse cultures. The museum plays a key role in allowing visitors to explore different periods of the region's history. More

Uncover an epic saga  at Sheikh Juneyd Mausoleum
Ancient Architecture

Uncover an epic saga at Sheikh Juneyd Mausoleum

Built in 1544, Sheikh Juneyd Mausoleum has been witness to a series of historic events and now stands as a testament to Azerbaijan’s fascinating historical tides. While in Gusar, make sure you explore the legacy of the Safavid Empire here and at a host of other sites. More

The Arched Bridge conveys a feat of construction
History and Local Lore Museums

The Arched Bridge conveys a feat of construction

In the heart of Guba stands the remarkable Arched Bridge, an outstanding marvel of 19th-century engineering that remains the only surviving bridge from the seven originally built in the area during the Tsarist era. More

Lineage of silk  heritage in Sheki
Arts, culture and heritage

Lineage of silk heritage in Sheki

During a trip to Sheki, a historic land nestled in the epic embrace of the mighty Caucasus Mountains, you can bear witness to the preservation of the rich art of silk craftsmanship. More

Khan Mosque exhibits  Sheki’s regal roots
History and Local Lore Museums

Khan Mosque exhibits Sheki’s regal roots

The Khan Mosque Complex, after Sheki Khan’s Palace, is one of the most significant historical sites that reflect the history and culture of the Sheki Khanate, holding a special place in Azerbaijani architecture. More

Glimpse inside history in Icheribazar
Architecture

Glimpse inside history in Icheribazar

The Icheribazar complex in Gakh is one of the finest examples of historical and cultural heritage in Azerbaijan. Step inside and feel reinvigorated by entering a site of such old architecture More

A testament to tolerance by Red Village’s Mountain Jews
Museums & galleries

A testament to tolerance by Red Village’s Mountain Jews

In the heart of Guba, lies the remarkable Red Village, a beautiful Mountain Jewish settlement that is sure to pique your intrigue. As the world's only museum of its kind, the Museum of Mountain Jews, nestled within the picturesque streets of this unique place, will give you a glimpse into the rich and diverse history of the Mountain Jewish community in the Caucasus. More

Shadows of Guba's sorrows light a path to prevention
Museums & galleries

Shadows of Guba's sorrows light a path to prevention

The Guba Genocide Memorial Complex is one of the main sites to visit to commemorate victims of genocide and to become more acquainted with historical facts to help us better learn the lessons of history. More

Khinalig’s knitted woollen socks will warm more than your feet
Crafts making

Khinalig’s knitted woollen socks will warm more than your feet

Do not be put off by the snowy, frosty mountain scenery of Khinalig - woollen socks, hand knitted by locals, will keep you warm from your feet to your soul. More

The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan
Museums & galleries

The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan

The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan is incomparably important in terms of protection and promotion of material and cultural samples related to different periods of Azerbaijan’s history. The building where the museum is located is especially noteworthy as it was owned by Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev, a famous oil magnate and philanthropist. More

Patterns of nature city of craftsmen
Arts, culture and heritage

Patterns of nature city of craftsmen

The ancient village of Lahij, which embodies the spirit of the Middle Ages and dates back 2,000 years, is the centre of crafts in Azerbaijan. Known as the "city of 40 crafts," Lahij is famous for having had over 200 artisan workshops in the mid-19th century. More

Medicinal herbs unique cuisine
Arts, culture and heritage

Medicinal herbs unique cuisine

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Stone streets alive with history
Arts, culture and heritage

Stone streets alive with history

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Polish heritage in Baku
Arts, culture and heritage

Polish heritage in Baku

In the central streets of Baku there are dozens of stunning European-style buildings built during the time of the first Oil Boom. But did you know that the majority of them were designed by Polish architects? You can discover them and other examples of Polish heritage during a special walking tour around the city. More

religious sites
Religious tourism

religious sites

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UNESCO heritage
UNESCO heritage

UNESCO heritage

The heritage, culture, and civilization of Azerbaijan have ancient and modern roots. More

heritage sites
Heritage sites

heritage sites

Discover the stunning old architecture built in Baku during the late 19th century, early 20th century oil boom. Be inspired by its mix of styles, marvellous details and amazing stories. More

crafts making
Crafts making

crafts making

Azerbaijan is rich in traditions, developed over many centuries, an important place among which is occupied by folk handicrafts. More

Visit the Ashabi Kahf Cave
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit the Ashabi Kahf Cave

Ashabi-Kahf is a charming retreat to the east of Nakhchivan City with an ancient legend attached to it. Intrigued? Keep reading to discover more.   More

Travel to Ordubad
Arts, culture and heritage

Travel to Ordubad

Stroll around the quiet streets of the historical reserve of Ordubad and discover ancient monuments, house museums and even the most delicious lemons in the Caucasus. More

Explore the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace
Arts, culture and heritage

Explore the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace

Nakhchivan Khan's Palace is one of the most outstanding architectural sights in Azerbaijan. Enjoy the beauty of this place – an eye-catching monument of Azerbaijan's khanate period. More

Visit Noah’s Tomb
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit Noah’s Tomb

In Nakhchivan, there are dozens - even hundreds - of myths and beliefs. According to local legend, Prophet Noah spent his final days in this area and was buried here. You will be amazed when you visit these historical sites, including the Tomb of Prophet Noah. More

Marvel at the Momine Khatin Mausoleum
Arts, culture and heritage

Marvel at the Momine Khatin Mausoleum

Be inspired by the exquisite Momine Khatin Mausoleum in the heart of Nakhchivan City. It was built by the eminent 12th-century architect Ajemi Nakhchivani.  More

Uncover Jewish traces in Baku
Judaism Sights

Uncover Jewish traces in Baku

Since the early 1800s, Baku has been home to a vibrant community of Jews. Explore and learn what marks they have left in the city. More

Learn the secrets to a long and healthy life in Lerik
Arts, culture and heritage

Learn the secrets to a long and healthy life in Lerik

Lerik is a town and region sometimes called 'the land of centenarians'. And there's a good reason for it. Want to learn more? Come take a look. More

Enjoy history and culture in Lankaran
Arts, culture and heritage

Enjoy history and culture in Lankaran

With exhibits spanning from the Bronze Age to the Talysh Khanate and World War II, Lankaran’s historical museums are intriguing sites to visit. More

Travel back to ancient Shamkir
Arts, culture and heritage

Travel back to ancient Shamkir

Shamkir has a rich history. Explore its wonderful old city ruins and discover more of the region's past at the local lore and history museum. More

Visit Shamkir’s German heritage
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit Shamkir’s German heritage

Shamkir was once a German colony known for winemaking. However, it still has a unique Germanic feel worth seeing. Want to experience it? Read through. More

Visit German-inspired Goygol
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit German-inspired Goygol

Ganja has an interesting culinary take on different delicious desserts and dishes. Don't forget tasting dishes like the Ganja divga or the shah pilaf. More

Go history hunting in Zagatala
Family holidays

Go history hunting in Zagatala

Zagatala contains many historical attractions to visit; old fortress and church ruins make part of its scenery that's worth looking at. Experience it. More

Discover traces of Caucasian Albania near Sheki
Arts, culture and heritage

Discover traces of Caucasian Albania near Sheki

Kish is a small village near Sheki. It is a monument of the ancient civilization called Albania. See its architecture and learn about its history. More

Call into Sheki's craft shops
Cultural activities

Call into Sheki's craft shops

Step into Sheki's boutiques and admire their authentic craftsmanship. Meet artisans and buy some pots, papags, instruments and more. More

Explore the Historic Centre  of Sheki
Arts, culture and heritage

Explore the Historic Centre of Sheki

The Historic Centre of Sheki is a national architectural reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to explore this wonderful area, which still exudes the spirit of the Silk Roads. More

Soak up the history of old Gabala
Arts, culture and heritage

Soak up the history of old Gabala

If you love history, you shouldn't miss visiting the village of Chukur Gabala. Discover its ruins and learn about its extensive cultural heritage. More

Explore Nij village near Gabala
Arts, culture and heritage

Explore Nij village near Gabala

The village of Nij is home to the largest population of Udi people. Explore their long history and traditions by visiting this wonderful region near Gabala. More

Take a day trip to Lahij
Intangible Cultural Heritage

Take a day trip to Lahij

A little village called Lahij can take your breath away with its antique cobbled streets and stone houses. This is definitely a place to visit. Don’t miss it! More

Learn the secrets to kelaghayi making in Basgal
Arts, culture and heritage

Learn the secrets to kelaghayi making in Basgal

Kelaghayis are exquisite silk headscarves traditionally worn by Azerbaijani women. Come see how they’re made in Basgal, an authentic mountain village. More

In the footsteps of the Shirvanshahs
Arts, culture and heritage

In the footsteps of the Shirvanshahs

Smahakhi is full of history and heritage. It's the perfect place for history hunters to experience what it was like to live in the time of the Shirvanshahs. More

Visit Juma Mosque, the First Mosque in Azerbaijan
Arts, culture and heritage

Visit Juma Mosque, the First Mosque in Azerbaijan

Located in Shamakhi, Juma is Azerbaijan's first mosque. It was started back in 743 AD, which makes it the second oldest mosque in the Caucasus. More

Stargazing at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Arts, culture and heritage

Stargazing at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory

Visit the largest astrophysical observatory in Azerbaijan. Established in the Soviet era and used to study the stars and secrets of the universe. More

Take carpet weaving masterclasses in Guba
Crafts making

Take carpet weaving masterclasses in Guba

Carpets in Guba are traditionally woven in winter and considered some of the finest in the Caucasus. It’s time for you to learn how to do it too! More

Discover the mysteries of Beshbarmag Mountain
Arts, culture and heritage

Discover the mysteries of Beshbarmag Mountain

Hike a mountain shrouded in mystery where the locals come to pray for strength and good fortune. Climb it following some traditional rituals! More

Discover Gobustan's ancient rock art
Arts, culture and heritage

Discover Gobustan's ancient rock art

Uncover an astonishing collection of over 6,000 ancient petroglyphs charting ways of life dating back tens of thousands of years. More

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