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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  • Not very much, skuchnovat. A small area is represented by a small exposition of everyday items. But there is a small Zoo-rabbits, camels, donkeys, ponies, and other. The animals watched and stroked.
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  • It is an open air museum where are reconstructed dwellings of different historical periods, the rooms are furnished with original objects. There is also a fence with animals including some camels.
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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 »
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  • In 2008, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation created the Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex in the open air to preserve the monuments in the territory of the Qala State History and Ethnography Museum and enrich the Preserve by bringing in archaeological finds discovered in Absheron. SOURCE: Baku Travel Guide
  • Just ridicolous. Fake ancient staff mixed with just old objects... A good way to trow in the rubbish time and Money...
  • I don’t recommend this place at all. Difficult for wheelchair and buggy movements
  • Open air etno museum, small zoo with camels ang goats here. Nwxt to museum is large repaired tower
  • Nice place
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