İt is full of archaeological monuments and has over 6, 000 cave painting. In the Gobustan Museum, you will see ancient human bones & prehistoric life, work tools used during the Mesolithic period. Then, you will advance to the mountain in order to see real rock paintings in the open air museum. Distinctive, highly stylized thousand images showing of early man, animals, hunters, ritual dances, bulls, camel caravan, and depictions of the sun and heavens, called petroglyphs, distinguishes Gobustan art. Most of these images made by pecking, grinding, or scratching and carved a design into a rock’s surface. Petroglyphs dating back between 5,000-20,000 years left by the hunter-gatherer people who populated this region in times past. This is one of the largest known concentrations of petroglyphs in the world. Rock art provides a window into the past rituals, beliefs, and artistic abilities of its creators. Because of its scientific, aesthetic, and religious significance, Gobustan becomes a most popular state park and a valuable mine of Azerbaijan. People interested in visiting the petroglyphs can take our half day tours to Gobustan all year long.
After visiting Gobustan museum you will continue the tour to the Mud Vulcanoes with Russian Cars. Azerbaijan keeps the first place in the world by the number of mud volcanoes. About 300 mud volcanoes are located in Azerbaijan – at the shore, in the sea, and on islands. During this trip, you will get a great chance to see these amazing active volcanoes from a very close distance. You need to have a love of volcanoes to fully understand the magic that this place gives off and the sensation you get when you’re here.
Your Tour itinerary: Mountain Park (Upland Park); Old Town Icherisheher; Baku Boulevard; Little Venice; Carpet Museum Baku city tour is an ideal introduction into Azerbaijan culture and includes a combination with Old Town walking tour. You will see the famous […]
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