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 ...

Hirkan National Park

28.03.2019 [16:02]
Hirkan Park is one of Azerbaijan`s truly unique protected areas. Ninety percent of the park`s is covered by deciduous forests. The region`s subtropical climate makes for a lush green landscape. There are over 150 tree and shrub species, including ...

What sweets to try in Azerbaijan

23.03.2019 [13:13]
In traditional Azerbaijani cooking you will not find products with cream or cakes. For baking, it most often uses shortcrust dough or yeast dough, and the filling is prepared using butter, honey, nuts, fruits and spices. But there are a lot of sweets options. We give only a few that are found in widespread sale ...

Unusual dried fruits that you will meet in Azerbaijan

14.03.2019 [22:49]
Much has been written about the benefits of dried fruit. Often this product is a convenient alternative to fresh fruit, especially for travelers who want to try a particular fruit outside the season of its ripening or bring the fruit they like upon returning from ...

The best free museums of Baku: Nobel, dinosaurs and agriculture

12.03.2019 [15:18]
The first museums in Azerbaijan opened at the beginning of the last century. And today in the country there are over 250 public and private museums. Visiting museums will allow tourists to learn more about Azerbaijan and get extra pleasure from the trip. Among the metropolitan museums there are several free ones, an overview ...

Agh Gol National Park

11.03.2019 [12:56]
Lake Agh Gol, the second largest lake in Azerbaijan, sits inside the Agh Gol National Park in the Kur-Araz lowlands. The arid landscape creates a nesting spot for migratory birds, while the lake is full of fish ...

Qatari and Lebanese newspapers hail Azerbaijan's tourism potential

09.03.2019 [12:50]
Qatari Gulf Times, Al-Arab, Lusail, Al-Raya, Peninsula, Al-Sharq, as well as Lebanese Al-Jumhuriyya, Cedar News, Mena News24, Al Arabiyya, Nahar News, Lebanese News and Alseyasa have published articles highlighting the tourism potential of Azerbaijan ...

Every tourist in Khachmaz should do this!

07.03.2019 [17:44]
Khachmaz is a colorful region of Azerbaijan, remarkable for its ancient history, rich culture and beautiful nature. All these advantages have long attracted crowds of tourists, so that Khachmaz is considered to be the center of tourism in the country. ...

A fascinating journey to Sheki or what attracts tourists here so much?

05.03.2019 [20:55]
Sheki is a neat, well-groomed town with recognizable architecture, with roofs lined with red tiles, it looks more like a typical European provincial settlement than an eastern city. Meanwhile, Sheki has an ancient history. The city has preserved many historical and architectural sights ...

Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair to be held in April

05.03.2019 [18:32]
The 18th Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair, AITF 2019, will open its doors for visitors at Baku Expo Centre from April 4-6. As is tradition, the exhibition will bring together representatives of the tourism market from various countries, as well as national and regional tourism organizations and government agencies ...

Shirvan National Park

05.03.2019 [17:41]
Shirvan National Park is a national park of Azerbaijan. The semi-desert national park located just over 100 kilometres southwest of Baku combines wildlife, dunes and a short stretch coastline. Visitors enjoy landscapes and diversity of fauna with its large population of gazelles, jungle cats and turtles ...

Azerbaijan saw up to 8% increase in tourist flow on eve of 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix

04.03.2019 [20:20]
“The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan on the eve of Formula 1 Grand Prix races increased 6-8 percent last year,” said representative of Azerbaijan Tourism Board Bahruz Asgarov. He noted that Azerbaijan Tourism Board will launch a new campaign this year that will see ...

Azerbaijani finance minister: 73,000 Saudi tourists visited Azerbaijan last year

04.03.2019 [20:06]
A total of 73,000 tourists from Saudi Arabia visited Azerbaijan in 2018, said Finance Minister Samir Sharifov at the 5th meeting of Azerbaijan-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission. The minister emphasized that the number of Saudi tourists visiting the country increased from 7,463 in ...

About 200,000 foreigners and stateless persons from 143 countries visited Azerbaijan in January

25.02.2019 [20:21]
A total of 191,600 foreigners and stateless persons from 143 counties visited Azerbaijan in January this year, according to the State Statistical Committee. This is 2,9 per cent more compared to the same period of last year, the Committee said. According to the committee ...

Russian tourism agencies get acquainted with Azerbaijan’s tourism potential

25.02.2019 [15:01]
Representatives of one of the most famous tourism agencies chain on the Russian market are in Azerbaijan to get acquainted with the country's touristic opportunities and their subsequent promotion in the Russian market. The visit is organized by Russia’s well-known tour operator Summer Tour Russia with ...