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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 ...

Tourism 2019-06-17 20:15:00

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” ...

Tourism 2019-05-01 21:28:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-05-01 17:30:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-30 19:03:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-29 12:27:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-22 18:19:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-20 12:22:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-17 14:17:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-15 11:00:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-13 15:41:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-04-01 16:16:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-28 18:17:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-28 16:02:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-23 13:13:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-14 22:49:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-12 15:18:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-11 12:56:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-09 12:50:00

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. ...

Tourism 2019-03-07 17:44:00

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 ...

Tourism 2019-03-05 20:55:00