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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. Make Azerbaijan Carpet Museum a part of your Baku vacation plans using our Baku vacation trip planner.
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  • Carpet Museum is located on the promenade near the Fountain Square. the Museum consists of three floors and is located in the ground floor flat for rent place small textile museum displays. types and variations of the carpet and the territories. Worth two hours of visit is not big
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  • I went in here with a colleague as we had an hour to spare. It is very well done, with lots of examples of different types of carpet, different patterns, and some videos and more interactive aspects. ...  more »
  • Foreheads. Tabriz and Karabakh carpet. carpet weaving women's bathroom with a distinctive beauty.
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