(English) Khan’s house (1913)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Amerikan İngilizcesi. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. It is the house of Mirahmad Khan. The monument was designed and built in 1913 by French and Italian architects who […]

(English) What is Lavangi?

Sorry, this entry is only available in Amerikan İngilizcesi. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. This is an absolutely irresistible dish of the southern cuisine, especially in Lankaran. In essence, Lavangi is the name of the […]

Azerbaycana vize şartları kolaylaştırıldı

Azerbaycan Cumhuriyeti tarafından verilen direktiflerin yürütülmesi ile ilgili olarak Katar, Umman, Saudi Arabistan, Bahreyn, Kuveyt, Japonya, Çin, Güney Kore, Malezya ve Singapur vatandaşları için 1 Şubat 2016 yılından başlayarak tüm uluslararası hava limanlarında vize şartlarını kolaylaştırdı. Turistleri teşvik amacı ile 2015 yılının ilk yarısında Azerbaycan Cumhuriyeti Bakanlar toplantısında Cumhurbaşkanı İlham Aliyev tarafından blirlendi. Türkiye Cümhuriyyeti […]

The oldest tree of Shamakhi

The oldest tree of Shamakhi region currently grows in the village of Avakhil. The tree is reputed to be contemporary to Omar Avakhili Shirvani, saint of Khalvati sect, who lived in the 14 century. According to a legend, Pir Omar secluded himself in a hollow of this tree-trunk. In all probability, the tree was elderly […]

Gum village

The group of Tsahur population lives in this village. The Tsahurs (the tsahs) is one of the ancient people of Azerbaijan; their historical territory of dwelling is Kur-Alazan valley and upper reaches of the Samur River. Their self-name is yikiy. There are historical data of the XIX-th century, and also national legends about occurrence the […]

Lahige

Lahige is a town type settlement located on a bosom of the Big Caucasus mountains, on a coast of the river Girdmanchaj. Territory of the Ismaillih area, within the limits of which Lahige is placed, since the IV-th century B.C. has become a part of the ancient Azerbaijan state Albania. In I-V centuries AD the […]

Lazah

Settlement Lazah is located on the northeast spurs of the Main Caucasian Ridge (M.C.R.), at bottom of a high mountainous plateau “Shah Yaylag” and on the highest alps “Shahdag” – its height is 4242 m above the sea level (a.s.l.). The habitation Lazah is located in a mountain hollow in height 1300 m (a.s.l.), on […]

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Hynalyg

Representatives of Shahdag group live in the settlement Hynalyg of ethnic communities the Hynalygs (self-name – Ketsh). This habitation is located at height of 2300 meters in mountains of the Big Caucasus. Inhabitants’ language is unique – nowhere in the world can one meet the language or the adverb even close to them. Historically the […]

The Budugs

The Budugs speaking in the Budug language live in the village Budug. The ethnic group of the Budugs is little studied in the historical and ethnographic respect. Elements of the Budugs’ culture, as well as their language, are very close to the Kriz’s. As to legends, Budug was founded in epoch of the Caucasian Albania. […]

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One of the oldest churches in the Caucasus – Kish church

In the year 2000 Norwegian explorer and scientist Thor Heyerdahl gave his blessing to the study, restoration and conversion to à museum of the ancient church of Kish near Sheki in north-western Azerbaijan. According to tradition this rare and ancient monument of Azerbaijani-Albanian architecture is the oldest church in the Caucasus, founded in the 1 […]