Category Archives: Azerbaijan

Gobustan State Historical Reserve turns 54; Laman Ismayilova; AzerNews

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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Old City Reserve tackles impact of COVID-19; Laman Ismayilova; AzerNews

The cultural heritage sector has faced many challenges amid coronavirus pandemic. As a result, a number of cultural sites have also closed temporarily. These and other impacts of post-pandemic times have been discussed in Baku.

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Gobustan. Best vacation spot for history buffs; Laman Ismayilova; MenaFN

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Part Nouveau; Sharmistha Chaudhuri; Outlook India

Ticking off items on the ‘must-see’ list in Azerbaijan’s capital city, Baku…

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Gobustan State Reserve re-opens; Laman Ismayilova; AzerNews

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.

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India’s famous magazine highlights Azerbaijan’s iconic tourist sites; News.az

India’s famous magazine highlights Azerbaijan’s iconic tourist sites.

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Gobustan State Reserve marks World Heritage Day; Azerbaijan News

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.

Source: Gobustan State Reserve marks World Heritage Day [VIDEO]

A glimpse of Azerbaijan’s heritage; IANS

Here are some of Azerbaijan’s modern architectural monuments and medieval UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Gobustan State Reserve announces art contest; AzerNews

Gobustan State Historical and Artistic Reserve invites you to join a contest of handicrafts as part of “My Home is My New Workplace” action, launched by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture.

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A walk-through the land of fire; Indian Link

From Baku’s modern flame towers to the depths of its UNESCO-listed old city, there is something for everyone in Azerbaijan…

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Icherisheher named most comfortable and accessible historical city; Azerbaijan News

Baku’s Icherisheher (Old City) has been named one of the most comfortable and accessible historical cities in Europe.

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Gems of Indian Cultural Heritage to be shown in Gobustan; Laman Ismayilova; AzerNews

A photo exhibition “Gems of Indian Cultural Heritage” will open in Gobustan on February 29.

Source: Gems of Indian Cultural Heritage to be shown in Gobustan [PHOTO]

Gobustan rock art: Bridges ancient, modern times; Jeyhun Aliyev; Anadolu Agency


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Shebeke and the Silk Road: exploring the unparalleled crafts of Sheki, Azerbaijan; Charikesi Ramadurai; The National


Exploring the unparalleled crafts of Sheki, Azerbaijan Sheki is one of the oldest cities in the Caucasus region, believed to date back to the late Bronze Age, circa 700 BC…

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Palaces classified as UNESCO World Heritage sites; Daily News

UNESCO World Heritage sites must be of “outstanding universal value” and meet one of 10 criteria, including representing “a masterpiece of human creative genius.” Check out these world-class palaces.

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European Heritage Days celebrated at Azerbaijan’s Gobustan nature reserve; Jeyhun Alakbarov; Trend

European Heritage Days have been celebrated in the Gobustan National Historical and Art Reserve of Azerbaijan…

Source: European Heritage Days celebrated at Azerbaijan’s Gobustan nature reserve (PHOTO)

Travel: 48 hours in Baku; Neeta Lal; Forbes India

The Azerbaijani capital has preserved its past, while creating a modern identity for itself…

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The Silk Route city of Sheki inscribed into the Unesco World Heritage list; Matt Phillips; Lonely Planet

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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.

Source: Azerbaijan’s Centre of Sheki and the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list

UNESCO recognition helps protect our common heritage; Tale Heydarov; Emerging Europe

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…

Source: UNESCO recognition helps protect our common heritage – Emerging Europe | News, Intelligence, Community

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