Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, Baku

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Explore the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets and rugs in the world at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, displaying traditional and modern patterns of the nation's UNESCO-protected applied art. Opened in 1967 as the first specialized museum for carpets in the world, the museum has built its impressive collection over the decades. In 2015 it relocated from a mosque to a modern building shaped in the form of a rolled-up carpet, on the edge of the Caspian Sea. Watch women weaving their patterns in one of the workshops, and learn about the different techniques and meanings of various patterns. Over 10,000 accompanying artifacts such as ceramics, jewelry, and metalwork enrich your understanding of this cultural heritage. To find out how to plan a trip to Baku, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Immerse yourself in the art of weaving carpets experience was evocative and exciting, the colors of the rugs are indescribable and dimostraziona weaving is fascinating. Well worth a visit!!
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  • 1. The ticket is 7 Manat. 2. Can see carpets, 300 years ago carpet. 3. Three-storey tour, lift up and down. 4. From the money, the small bag of combs, to the gigantic carpet. The Art of Azerbaijan.
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  • Museum deserved to go, close to the promenade entrance and guide-inexpensive (with no difference 2 person per group or more with 7 manats for each Guide), dive into the history of the East and just a beautiful Oriental motifs. Were with a child 5 years of age, and it was interesting for the child and for us, there are interactive zone
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