Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, Baku

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Bake bread, weave, or forge iron the ancient way and explore a pre-historical dwelling at Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex. This open-air museum complex details Azeri history since the 3rd millennium BCE. Spanning 1.2 hectares (3 acres), the complex also has a large collection of petroglyphs, tambourine stones, ceramics, clothing items, weapons, and coins excavated in the area of the Absheron Peninsula. Central to the location is a well-preserved 10th-14th century stone fortress with a 13.8 m (45 ft) tall tower and restored traditional rooms featuring carpets and a sizable collection of silverware, tea-brewing equipment, and horse-drawn carriages. A sheep pen and many workshops provide hands-on experience of the past. Put Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex at the forefront of your travel plans using our Baku trip maker tool .
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  • This was a last minute surprise local guests took us to. It had and interesting antique museum that had large Samovar collection. We went and we're only ones there so lights weren't turned on, but ver...  more »
  • A place which was very hard to access. The only interesting things were the museums, but you can find many of them in Baku. If you go on a cold day it might be fine but going to out of city attraction...  more »
  • Visited this place within personal tours, which included a visit to the Temple of fire-worshippers and firetop mountain. The site can be classified as "why not visit." The frustrations of his visit there, but if I hadn't visited-would hardly have lost a lot. Visited the ethnographical open-air museum. As far as we understand, in the territory of the Museum exhibits have been collected from various places that exemplify national life-very interesting. Lead to different homes-poor families wealthy. You can see how the House was built inside the courtyard. outbuildings. Presents rooms in which conducted the wedding. Premises, where us and we have prepared in tandyr flat cake. Smithy, interesting place, which threshed grain. There is a Petting Zoo with animals, particularly obljublennyh appearance they are not fired-someone fed someone Pat. Throughout the exhibits rock carvings, pottery. In General, interesting, but somehow never feeling "novodela". From the nearby museums, on the recommendation of the guide we visited the Museum of modern art. A small building on two floors. All exhibits-sculptures, paintings, made from garbage, totally different-bulbs, cigarette butts. on the fan of course, but entertaining
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  • Very interesting place to visit. You will see living history here.
  • Worth spending half a day or even a day there. 3 great museums and outdoor park with animals.
  • Place where i felt the ancient era of azary people.
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