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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.
Source: Explore the UNESCO heritages in Azerbaijan – Haber İstanbul
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…
Source: Shebeke and the Silk Road: exploring the unparalleled crafts of Sheki, Azerbaijan
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
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.
Source: UNESCO recognition helps protect our common heritage – Emerging Europe | News, Intelligence, Community