Traditional crafts of Azerbaijan: takalduz, chests and weaving of reeds

17.09.2018 [16:16]
Azerbaijan is rich in traditions, developed over many centuries, an important place among which is occupied by folk handicrafts. Each city and region of the country is distinguished by the development of various kinds of crafts and arts and ...

What to do in autumn in Azerbaijan

03.09.2018 [20:49]
Quiet sunny days, warm sea and summer green forests, parks and gardens, which begin to change their colors only in late October - a real pleasure to spend autumn in Azerbaijan! Rest here will be filled with wonderful impressions without worry ...

1.65 million foreigners and stateless persons from 191 countries visited Azerbaijan this year

21.08.2018 [19:54]
“1.65 million foreigners and stateless persons from 191 countries visited Azerbaijan in January-July ,2018, which is 9.1 percent more than in the same period in 2017,” according to a report released by the State Border Service ...

UAE residents can now visit Azerbaijan and get visa on arrival

08.08.2018 [14:48]
A ruling from last month means that UAE residents visiting Azerbaijan can now easily get a visa on arrival (previously, visas had to be obtained from the Embassy of Azerbaijan), according to thenational.ae ...

Six best museums in regions of Azerbaijan

07.08.2018 [12:30]
Visiting Historical and Local Lore museums should become a mandatory point of your trip to Azerbaijan. The collections of these sometimes inconspicuous academic institutions contain such unique exhibits that will force you to take a Fresh Look at ...

Nine unusual sights of Gabala

30.07.2018 [20:13]
The city of Gabala is the administrative center of the Gabala region of Azerbaijan, located at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level, in the lower part of the Bazar-Yurt and Tufan gorge, in the foothills of the Greater Caucasus ...

Active tourism in Azerbaijan - parachute, paragliding and skiing

26.07.2018 [18:18]
Currently, more and more popularity is being gained by tours combining several types of tourism. For example, beach holidays can easily be combined with elements of activity - walking, cycling, uncomplicated mountain climbing ...

Over 1.3 million tourists visited Azerbaijan in the first half of this year

25.07.2018 [19:32]
A total of 1,323,303 foreign tourists visited Azerbaijan in the first half of this year, according to the State Tourism Agency. Russia accounts for nearly one third (403,549) of the tourist flow to Azerbaijan in the six months period ...

10 brightest sights of Ismayilli, Azerbaijan

22.07.2018 [12:45]
Situated on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, surrounded by forests and mountains, the Ismayilli region, drowning in greenery, is one of the most beautiful regions of Azerbaijan. Ismayilli is part of the historical region of Shirvan. The territory of the district, as well as all the territories of Northern Azerbaijan, was part of the Caucasian Albania ...

Seven magnificent caravanserais of Azerbaijan

20.07.2018 [18:41]
Azerbaijan is a country with a high culture, from time immemorial it was an important center on the Great Silk Road, where the East and the West crossed. Merchants and traders flocked to such Azerbaijani cities as Sheki, Ganja, Baku and others from all countries, bringing with them overseas spices, silk and other goods ...

President allocates funding for renovation of Yanar Dag state historical, cultural and natural reserve

18.07.2018 [10:36]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order regarding measures to renovate Yanar Dag state historical, cultural and natural reserve. Under the presidential order, the Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency is allocated 1,200,000 ...

1.3 million foreigners and stateless persons from 189 countries visited Azerbaijan in six months

17.07.2018 [23:04]
According to Azerbaijan`s State Statistics Committee, 1.325 million foreigners and stateless persons from 189 countries visited Azerbaijan in January-June 2018, which is 10.2 percent more than in the same period in 2017.According to the committee, 30.5 percent of the tourist arrivals were Russian citizens, 21.1 percent Georgia citizens, 11.1 percent Iranian citizens ...

Active tourism in Azerbaijan - water entertainment, horseback riding and hunting

14.07.2018 [17:36]
The most popular types of active recreation on land, water and in the air are widely represented in Azerbaijan: horseback riding, rafting, diving, kite surfing, hang-gliding and many others. You can only choose the option of active rest at your own discretion ...

‘Development of tourism section is among priorities’, President Ilham Aliyev

10.07.2018 [12:05]
‘Development of tourism section is among priorities. I have decreed on establishment of State Tourism Agency, just to provide more state support to this sphere. Increase in international tourist arrivals is a positive indicator. Last years, number of tourists ...

The best parks in regions of Azerbaijan - Shamkir, Shamakhi, Ganja

04.07.2018 [20:32]
We continue to acquaint you with the best parks in the regions of Azerbaijan. These magnificently equipped city parks and public gardens will please all lovers of serene rest in the bosom of nature. Some of the parks are decorated with valuable historical monuments, which equates them to open-air museums ...

The best parks in regions of Azerbaijan - Mingachevir, Masalli, Ganja

30.06.2018 [16:11]
Green "lungs" of cities - parks, are of great importance for maintaining people's health. In addition to providing coolness on hot days and allowing you to relax in the quiet of the trees, there are 70% less dust on their territory, and 5 times less harmful emissions than in other parts of the city ...

Active tourism in Azerbaijan - mountains, caves, races

30.06.2018 [12:41]
Active rest is one of the most popular destinations of tourism all over the world. Even travelers who are more focused on a serene pastime during the holiday, are not averse to cycling, horse riding or flying on a hang glider. All this and much more can be found in Azerbaijan ...

The best parks in regions of Azerbaijan - Guba, Gusar and Khachmaz

22.06.2018 [16:51]
City parks are oases of greenery in the stone jungle, which attract tourists with a special atmosphere of tranquility, inviting you to enjoy moments of peace in the shade of age-old trees and enjoy the murmur of water in the fountains. Parks in the ...

Colorful villages of Azerbaijan which are worth visiting

19.06.2018 [17:07]
Tourists arriving in Azerbaijan are increasingly trying to get out of the metropolitan region in search of new opportunities for an interesting pastime. A wonderful way to diversify your vacation will be to visit the regions of the country, where the most real natural and cultural pearls are hidden ...