Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, Baku

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#2 of 14 in Museums in Azerbaijan
A national historical landmark and a World Heritage Site, Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape preserves ancient stone relics, rock carvings, and mud volcanoes. Located on the Greater Caucasus mountain ridge, the reserve shelters more than 6,000 engraved images of prehistoric lifestyles, hunting, and animal and plant life, dating back between 5,000 and 40,000 years. Observe surrounding natural wonders where wild roses, figs, pears, and junipers grow among heaps of rocks and stones. Besides examining petroglyphs, you can also visit Gaval Dash--a large flat stone that produces a tambourine-like sound when struck. Put Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Baku trip app .
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  • October 5, 2017
    The number of rock engravings here is overwhelming, and in many cases they're rather difficult to make out. But the visitor centre was very modern and extremely informative.  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Along Caspian Coast some 130 km from Baku is Gobustan ( Qobustan) with 6000 petroglyphs from Iron Age . Images in stones near caves depicting images of hunting, dancing, animal. First a interactive mu...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Examined with great interest the Gobustan rock pictures. The chaotic, doseli, unprecedented in its beautiful location "conglomeration" of huge boulders-stones. Interesting nakamennye drawings and objects depicting the history of man to animals, "the musical" that emit the sounds of the stones, and the beautiful field around. Away a wonderful soothing Caspian-the great silence
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  • June 5, 2017
    Nice museum at the entrance with multiple interactive display. Beautiful site, well organized, with many petroglyphs.
  • April 23, 2017
    Subject for highly-educated antropologists to spend a week or so...
  • July 5, 2017
    Amazing ancient cave drawings.....
  • July 17, 2016
    It's really worthy to visit this site. As you will see on the map in the museum, there are not many places like this one around the world. The museum from its exterior doesn't looks like many things can be seen inside, but you will be surprised once you enter it.
  • January 7, 2017
    Nice Place to visit. Only 45 min drive from Baku City Center

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