Azerbaijan is a unique country with several valuable landmarks of cultural and historical importance. Some of them have been recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites because of the need for their protection and preservation considering their uniqueness and importance to the collective interests of humanity.
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Caravansarai Multani – a monument of historical and cultural heritage on Great Silk Road in Baku; AzerTac
Caravansarai Multani – a monument of historical and cultural heritage on the Great Silk Road in Baku, located in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old City – Icherisheher, opposite the Bukhara caravanserai, is one of the ancient posts for caravans on the Silk Road and a fascinating place for travelers.
The famous Turkish poet and novelist of the 20th century Nazim Hikmet, who visited Sheki, Azerbaijan`s historic city located in the northern part of the country that once stood on the Great Silk Road, wrote: “If there were no other ancient structures of Azerbaijan, it would be enough to show only the Palace of Sheki Khans to the whole world.”
Settled since the 8th millennium BC, Gobustan State Historical Reserve is filled with some of the world’s best-preserved and most atmospheric prehistoric remains.The historical site is home to more than 600,000 stone and iron-age figures.
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Gobustan State Historical Reserve has re-opened its doors to visitors. The activity of the Gobustan State Historical and Artistic Reserve was resumed in accordance with the decision of the Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers on easing the quarantine regime.
Source: Gobustan State Reserve re-opens
Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve has organized a video seminar dedicated to International Day of Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day), celebrated annually on April 18.
Here are some of Azerbaijan’s modern architectural monuments and medieval UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Baku’s Icherisheher (Old City) has been named one of the most comfortable and accessible historical cities in Europe.
Shebeke and the Silk Road: exploring the unparalleled crafts of Sheki, Azerbaijan; Charikesi Ramadurai; The National
The Azerbaijani capital has preserved its past, while creating a modern identity for itself…
Azerbaijan’s Centre of Sheki and the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list; Joy S; Indulge Express
The historic city of Sheki, located at a short five-hour drive from the capital of Azerbaijan – Baku, has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List of cultural sites.
The ancient Azerbaijani city of Sheki become one of a handful of cultural sites from around the world to be added to UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage list in Baku earlier this week. Sheki is nestled in the lush green forests of the cooler mountainous region to the north of Azerbaijan. It is surrounded by the snowy peaks of the Greater Caucasus, a 1,200-kilometre mountain range that stretches from the Black Sea to the Caspian over Russia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, splitting Eastern Europe from Western Asia.
With its countless historical sites, the City of Winds continues to attract thousands of tourists from all around the world.