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48 hours in Baku, Azerbaijan PROMO VIDEO 

PlacesInteresting facts about Azerbaijan  The official name of the country is the Republic of Azerbaijan. The official language is Azerbaijani. Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 feet) below sea level,..... Read more

Baku the capital of Azerbaijan 

Go around the capital of Azerbaijan and one of the oldest and biggest cities of the east. The first settlements in Baku date back to the second millennium B.C. and first mentioned in Arab manuscripts as a city sometime during the 8th century. Visit the old town of Icheri Sheher or “Inner City” with its defensive walls and..... Read more

Azerbaijani dance "Yally" 

"Yalli" - State ensembles Dance of Azerbaijan  Yalli is traditionally played during wedding on the zurna, supported by a davul, but in the recent years, electronic instruments have started to replace them. Typically, Halay dancers form a circle or a line, while holding each other with the little finger or shoulder to shoulder..... Read more

The Petroglyph Museum in Gobustan 

The rock-carving Gobustan, a state-protected reserve situated 40 miles south of Baku, date back to the Stone Age. Gobustan, in translation, means "ravine land". The spurs of the Great Caucasus Range descend to the sea here along the river Djeiran-kechmez (in translation-"where the djeiran (saiga deer) will not pass"). The soft..... Read more

Azerbaijan pays des peintures magiques 

Azerbaijan is a surprising country indeed. Everything there is unique - the nature, the culture, the history, the customs and traditions, the architecture and many other things. Its other name is "the country of fires" (from "azer" - fire). Even B.C. there lived tribes of fire worshippers. Since those times the most ancient..... Read more