Swiss travel portal posts article on Sheki

12.07.2019 [13:44]
The Swiss travel portal www.travel-blog.ch has posted an article headlined "Sheki Khan’s Palace inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List". The article says: “Another cultural sight of Azerbaijan, historic center of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace, has been inscribed on ...

Ganja: the charm of a brick town

11.07.2019 [17:28]
Ganja has been repeatedly tested by fate, becoming the object of barbaric raids by foreign invaders or being in the epicenter of a devastating earthquake. But, contrary to all adversity, the city again and again revived in an even more beautiful appearance ...

Two Gobustans of Azerbaijan

09.07.2019 [10:32]
In Azerbaijan there are two wonderful regions called Gobustan, equally attractive for tourists. One of them, Gobustan district with the center in the old city of Maraza. And the second is the Gobustan Reserve, known throughout the world by the petroglyphs discovered there ...

Azerbaijan in 5 days

05.07.2019 [10:36]
The popular Russian travel portal Tutu.ru offered its readers ideas for a short but informative holiday in Azerbaijan. The author of the review, traveler and photographer Svetlana Puzanskaya told the readers of the site how best to plan a trip to Azerbaijan for 5 days ...

Awesome Absheron: Gobustan, Gala and Yanardag

03.07.2019 [19:24]
Azerbaijan is a country with an ancient history and rich culture, and its lands keep imprints of human development at all stages. Time has preserved for us many archaeological and architectural monuments of the past. And the Absheron Peninsula in this regard is of particular value. Proof of this are the unique stone ...

5 main attractions of Baku Fortress

02.07.2019 [14:17]
Thanks to the once impregnable fortress walls of the Baku Fortress, the medieval city of Icherisheher, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has reached our days almost unchanged. In the center of this magnificent historical and architectural reserve ...

Azerbaijan sees double-digit growth in number of incoming tourists in May

28.06.2019 [20:25]
The number of tourist flow to Azerbaijan increased 18 percent in May of 2019, which is 246,000 foreign citizens more in comparison with the same period of the last year, according to the State Tourism Agency. ...

IDEA, UNWTO sign MoU

17.06.2019 [20:15]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has met with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili. The meeting featured the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between ...

Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand wins six nominations at 2019 Transform Awards MENA

01.05.2019 [21:28]
Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand has won six nominations at the Transform Awards Middle East and North Africa event, which is organized annually by Transform, famous global magazine for rebranding and brand development. According to Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency, the country’s new brand “Take another look” ...

Indonesian media highlights Azerbaijan`s religious tourism

01.05.2019 [17:30]
The Indonesian Antara News Agency, Republika newspaper, Merahputih news portal have published articles about Azerbaijan`s religious tourism. The articles highlight the country`s geographical location, history, culture and religion ...

Amazing mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan

30.04.2019 [19:03]
Azerbaijan can claim to be the site of almost half of the world`s mud volcanoes, with estimates putting that figure of 50 percent still at a lowly 400 or so. These are concentrated around the mineral rich coastline of the Caspian Sea, an arid desert like place, only accessible by a driver whose willing to get his car muddy ...

Azerbaijan joins international ATM 2019 tourism fair in UAE

29.04.2019 [12:27]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019) tourism fair in Dubai, the UAE. Azerbaijan Airlines and Heydar Aliyev International Airport are among participants of the four-day tourism fair. Representatives ...

Khinalig - Azerbaijan`s ancient village

22.04.2019 [18:19]
Khinalig is the ancient village in Azerbaijan. The village is located an hour drive along a new road from Guba city. Khinalig has developed its own culture and traditions, and even its own language. The village is over 5,000 years old. For centuries, this village was cut off from the rest of civilization by the tall mountains and dangerous rocky cliffs ...

France 24: Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan

20.04.2019 [12:22]
The influential France 24 TV channel’s website has published an article highlighting the healing properties of Naftalan oil. Headlined “Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan”, the article underlines that the properties of the oil extracted from Azerbaijan's north-western city of Naftalan ...

Lerik’s unique Museum of Longevity

17.04.2019 [14:17]
There is a museum in Lerik region on Azerbaijan’s southern border, a museum dedicated to centenarians, the only one of its kind. Azerbaijan enjoys natural and mysterious abundance. Every nook, every region and the splendidly rich flora and fauna intrigue all who pass through. Talysh Mountains with their unique trees ...

Baku sightseeing

15.04.2019 [11:00]
By the 11th and 12th centuries, Baku had become a large commercial seaport on the Caspian Sea. For safety reasons, the Shirvanshah dynasty initiated a large-scale building project to strengthen the city’s fortification works. A fortress, protected with three rows of walls ...

Yanar Bulag – unusual fire spring

13.04.2019 [15:41]
The coastal Astara region of Azerbaijan is lushly forested and is known especially for its citrus fruits. Rising rapidly behind this narrow fringe, the first phalanx of wooded hills are vaguely evocative of South-East Asia with big slightly sparse tree cover on thin, red soil. Behind are folds of forested mountains hiding numerous ...

Welcome to Lankaran!

01.04.2019 [16:16]
Lankaran is located in the south-eastern part of Azerbaijan on the shores of the Caspian Sea. This is one of the brightest and most beautiful cities in the republic. Original architecture and magnificent natural landscapes are the hallmarks of this city ...

Kelagai - reviving ancient traditions

28.03.2019 [18:17]
Kelagai is an Azerbaijani women's quadrangular headdress made from silk threads. In the western regions of the country, it is also called "chargat." Along with the symbols of beauty, dignity, loyalty and reverence, the kelagai kerchief also reflects the ...