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One of the most visited monuments in Aswan is the Mausoleum of the Aga Khan, a small square building with turrets at its corners and a fanned staircase leading to the entrance.Housed under a domed structure, inside lies a tomb carved from one piece of white Carrara marble ...

Culture 2022-05-18 18:30:00

On May 20, the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum will host a series of events on the occasion of International Museum Day. The photo exhibition “Talking Monuments” aimed to educate the young generation about the preservation of Azerbaijan’s national and cultural heritage, museums and historic ...

Culture 2022-05-18 15:01:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Anar Karimov. During the meeting, talks were held regarding further expansion of the existing partnership between the Foundation and Azerbaijan, its founding member, as well as joint steps ...

Culture 2022-05-18 11:54:00

Madrid’s Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is Spain’s national museum of modern art. It is built on the site of the San Carlos Hospital commissioned by King Charles III in the 18th century. The building has undergone ...

Culture 2022-05-18 11:07:00

The Cannes Film Festival is gearing up for a bumper 75th anniversary edition with a selection of big Hollywood names, buzzy newcomers and previous Palme d'Or winners – a splashy return even as the conflict in Ukraine looms over festivities ...

Culture 2022-05-17 18:27:00

A meeting with members of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan was held at the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation. An event dedicated to the 580th anniversary of the great master of the word of the Turkic world Alisher Navoi and a presentation of the book ...

Culture 2022-05-17 17:55:00

Lying on a bend of the Ayeyarwady River in the central plain of Myanmar, Bagan is a sacred landscape, featuring an exceptional range of Buddhist art and architecture. The seven components of the serial property include numerous temples, stupas, monasteries and places of pilgrimage ...

Culture 2022-05-17 17:43:00

Lying northwest of Madrid, Spain, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an enormous complex that is part basilica, part palace, part monastery, part museum, part library, and part mausoleum ...

Culture 2022-05-17 17:22:00

One of the most famous and popular tourist places of the "eternal flame" in Azerbaijan is Mount Yanardagh (literally "burning mountain"), which is located 25 km north of Baku in the village of Mahammadi ...

Culture 2022-05-17 14:27:00

A team of archaeologists in Egypt has discovered the 4,300-year-old tomb of a man named Mehtjetju, an official who claimed that he had access to "secret" royal documents. "The dignitary bore the name Mehtjetju and ...

Culture 2022-05-17 12:56:00

The district of Ordubad in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, one of the ancient cultural centers of Azerbaijan, is home to many beautiful mosques such as Haji Huseyngulu Mosque, a mosque near the famous Ashabi-Kahf sanctuary, Dirnis, to name a few ...

Culture 2022-05-17 11:33:00

Located on al-Mu’izz street, in Egyptian capital city of Cairo, Madrasa, Mausaleum, and Bimaristan of al-Mansur Qalawun is one of most beautiful architectural complexes. It was established by Sultan Sayf al-Din Qalawun in 683-684 AH/ 1283-1284 AD ...

Culture 2022-05-16 18:58:00

Head of the Azerbaijani delegation, head of the book industry department of the Ministry of Culture Akif Marifli has met with Vice President of the Tehran International Book Fair and Director of Iran’s Books and Literature House Ali Ramezani on the sidelines of the 33rd Tehran International Book Fair ...

Culture 2022-05-16 16:24:00

The date for the 95th Academy Awards moves the show up slightly from this year, when they were held unusually late on March 27, partly due to the February Olympics. But it will also leave in place a stretched-out awards season that some have argued saps the Oscars of drama ...

Culture 2022-05-16 12:55:00

The Gazanchi Bridge is a historical and architectural monument built over the Alinjachay, the river that flows through the south of Gazanchi village, Julfa district of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, one of the ancient cultural centers of Azerbaijan ...

Culture 2022-05-16 12:12:00

Located in the city if Lahore, the capital of Pakistani province of Punjab, the Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens are two masterpieces from the time of the brilliant Mughal civilization, which reached its height during the reign of the Emperor Shah Jahan ...

Culture 2022-05-16 10:36:00

Ukraine triumphed at the 66th edition of the Eurovision song contest, held in Italy, winning the competition for the third time in its history, as the UK and Spain finished second and third respectively, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Culture 2022-05-15 10:56:00

Aghoghlan tomb is a legendary sanctuary located in the north of Sadarak village, the eponymous district of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.According to local people, it was built on the grave of Seyid Pari. There is a legend about Seyid Pari and her son Aghoghlan, that this very Aghoghlan provided a better ...

Culture 2022-05-14 19:37:00

The Embassy of Columbia in Baku has organized a cultural event in the Baku Marriott Hotel Boulevard located in Baku White City. In her opening remarks, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Colombia to Azerbaijan María Angélica Steer Varela highlighted her country’s cultural and ethnic diversity ...

Culture 2022-05-14 18:32:00

Ordubad bathhouse is one the main Turco-Islamic cultural monuments of Nakhchivan, one of the ancient cultural centers of Azerbaijan. The bathhouse was built in the city center, near the Jame Mosque of Ordubad during the 18-19th centuries. Total area of the bathhouse ...

Culture 2022-05-14 15:39:00