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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Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku has numerous ways to keep one entertained; Surya Praphulla Kumar; The Hindu

The prince of the Caspian…

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Country to mark Icherisheher’s inclusion in UNESCO list; Laman Ismayilova; AzerNews

Azerbaijani Culture Minister Abulfas Garayev has unveiled an action plan to mark the 20th anniversary of Icherisheher’s inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, signed y by President Ilham Aliyev.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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New UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Pictures: Part 1; Precious Kamei; Outlook India

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Take a look at the 15 of the 29 new sites added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites…

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UNESCO Announces 29 New World Heritage Sites Around the World; Jessica Stewart; My Modern Met

Time to travel the world to see these amazing sites.

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Saving the world site by site; Euronews

In the Azerbaijan capital of Baku, Unesco’s 43rd World Heritage Committee met to decide over the course of ten days which sites and monuments needed to be added to the list – and which ones are in danger.

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29 New World Heritage Wonders From UNESCO: Full Winners List; Cecilia Rodriguez; Forbes

One of the world’s greatest contests, at least some of these sites should be on everyone’s “must-visit” list.

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Shaki Khans’ Palace inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List; Laman Ismayilova; Azer News

Another cultural sight of Azerbaijan, historic center of Shaki with the Khans’ Palace, has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Seven astounding facts about the city of Baku; BBC

An abundance of facts about the beautiful port city that is the capital of Azerbaijan.

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Caucasus Countries: All About Traveling In The Caucasus; Bram Reusen; Chasing the Donkey

This Caucasus travel guide offers in-depth info about traveling in the Caucasus countries, as well as several major Caucasus highlights.

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