Library of Alexandria - a unique treasury of classical antiquity, world’s window on Egypt

26.09.2022 [16:15]
As the most famous library of classical antiquity, the Library of Alexandria formed part of the research institute at Alexandria in Egypt that is known as the Alexandrian Museum (Mouseion, “shrine of the Muses”). The idea of a universal library, like that of Alexandria ...

Salar de Uyuni - largest salt flat in the world

26.09.2022 [16:02]
Salar de Uyuni, located high up in the Andes in southwest Bolivia at an altitude of 11,995 feet, is the largest salt flat in the world, covering over 4,086 square miles. It was once a prehistoric lake that dried up, leaving behind 11,000 square kilometers of otherworldly desert-like landscape made up of sparkling ...

Egyptian Geology Museum - Africa's first geoscience center

26.09.2022 [12:12]
Founded in 1904 as part of the Egyptian Geological Survey (1896) under the direction of the Ottoman Khedive of Egypt, Ismail Pasha, the Egyptian Geology Museum in Cairo, is the first geology museum in the Middle East and Africa ...

On occasion of Islamic World Heritage Day: ICESCO reaffirms its sustained efforts to preserve and valorize its member states cultural properties

25.09.2022 [15:18]
The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) celebrates Islamic World Heritage Day annually on September 25, an occasion to review ICESCO’s important achievements made in the preservation and valorization of the cultural properties of the countries of the Islamic world, placing them on the map of global cultural ...

Central African Republic's Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park- home to endangered species of African savannahs protected by UNESCO

24.09.2022 [19:25]
With an area of 1,740,000 ha, Manovo-Gounda St Floris is the largest park in the Central African savannahs. The vast savannahs of the Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park are home to a wide variety of species, including black rhinoceroses, elephants, cheetahs, leopards ...

Sossusvlei - Namibia’s unspoilt desert beauty, salt and clay pan surrounded by immense red dunes

24.09.2022 [16:11]
Located in the Namibian Namib-Naukluft National Park in the southern part of the vast Namib Desert, Sossusvlei is a salt and clay pan surrounded by immense red dunes. Sossusvlei, loosely translated as “dead-end marsh” and about 60 km from the coast of the Atlantic Ocean ...

Representatives of Azerbaijan take active part in 6th International Congress of Turkology in Poland

23.09.2022 [16:49]
Representatives of Azerbaijan were actively represented in numerous panels in the framework of the 6th International Congress of Turkology entitled "Studies on the Turkic World – Multidisciplinary Perspectives" organized in Warsaw, Poland on September 19-21 ...

Azerbaijani Mugham night organized on sidelines of 6th International Congress of Turkology

23.09.2022 [15:57]
An Azerbaijani music night was held in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, on the sidelines the 6th International Congress of Turkology enitled “Studies on the Turkic World – Multidisciplinary Perspectives". The event was organized by the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation in partnership ...

Lakes of Ounianga- exceptional landscape of striking colors and shapes, a World Heritage site protected by UNESCO

23.09.2022 [15:19]
Located in North-Eastern Chad, in a hot and hyperarid desert setting with less than 2mm rainfall per year, the Lakes of Ounianga comprises a total of 18 lakes, in two groups, displaying a variety of sizes, depths, colorations and chemical compositions ...

Azerbaijan’s tourism potential showcased in Poland and Czech Republic

23.09.2022 [14:40]
The Azerbaijan Tourism Board has held a number of presentations in Poland and the Czech Republic to promote country’s tourism potential. About 15 tourism companies from Azerbaijan representing the tourism industry participated in the events held in Warsaw, Krakow and Prague cities to expand cooperation with partners ...

Longest single-volume book in the world goes on sale

23.09.2022 [12:47]
A limited edition single volume of the long-running manga One Piece is being billed as the longest book in existence, according to The Guardian. At 21,450 pages, it is physically impossible to read, making it less of a book and more of a sculpture ...

Old Walled City of Shibam - Yemen's ancient skyscraper city, UNESCO World Heritage site nicknamed as Manhattan of the desert

23.09.2022 [12:07]
Surrounded by a fortified wall, the 16th-century Yemen's ancient city of Shibam, is one of the oldest and best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical construction. Its impressive tower-like structures rise out of the desert plateau ...

Turkiye’s Silk Road Museum – exhibition of rich legacy on ancient Silk Road

23.09.2022 [11:40]
Located in Turkiye’s northern Trabzon province, the Silk Road Museum hosts many visitors with over 500 unique pieces from different eras and civilizations. The museum, which was opened in 2014 by Trabzon Chamber Commerce of Industry (TTSO) in Ortahisar district, contain unique pieces, including rare ...

Bora-Bora – dreamlike island in South Pacific where luxury resorts compete with lavish nature to fulfill your every wish

22.09.2022 [14:11]
Far away in the vast South Pacific Ocean lies Bora-bora, dreamlike island with a dormant volcano at its heart, covered by thick jungle, surrounded by an emerald necklace of tiny sand-fringed islands that form a turquoise lagoon hiding rich coral reefs and thousands of colorful fish ...

Venezuelan artist make ‘eco-mural’ with recycled plastic bottle caps

22.09.2022 [11:28]
A Venezuelan artist makes “eco-mural” using recycled plastic bottle caps with help of people, according to Anadolu Agency. About 1500 people including children are working with Oscar Oliveras to create a mega mural by gluing the colorful plastic bottle caps to a wall in Venezuela’s capital ...

Orbital Reef space station wins a key role in Hollywood movie even before it’s built

22.09.2022 [10:43]
Orbital Reef, the in-progress private space station headed by Blue Origin and Sierra Space, is coming to the big screen, according to TechCrunch.The companies announced today that the space station will be featured in a forthcoming film, HELIOS, in a deal with production company Centerboro Productions ...

US channel's documentary to put spotlight on Türkiye's ancient Karahantepe site

21.09.2022 [18:41]
Türkiye’s Karahantepe archaeological site will be the focus of an upcoming documentary by US television network History, according to Anadolu Agency. Located in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, Karahantepe is considered one of the ...

Sixth International Congress of Turkology kicks off in Poland

21.09.2022 [17:27]
The sixth International Congress of Turkology has started in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, the embassies of Azerbaijan, Turkiye, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan in Poland, as well as the ...

Azerbaijan Travel Agencies Association, Polish tourism companies to boost cooperation

21.09.2022 [16:39]
Chairman of the Board of the Association of Azerbaijan Travel Agencies (ATAA) Goydaniz Gahramanov has met with Ambassador of Poland to the country Rafal Poborski to discuss prospects for cooperation between the two countries in the field of tourism. The meeting focused on expanding and developing cooperation between tourism ...