Gobustan Tour and Mad Volcanoes… Gobustan National Park Museum, Maktab, Баку, Азербайджан

Description

  • Gobustan Petroglyphs Museum and Gobustan rock engravings (carvings)

In 2007 Gobustan was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be of "outstanding universal value" for its rock art engravings, collection of rock art images presents for hunting, fauna, flora and lifestyles in pre-historic times and for the cultural continuity between prehistoric and medieval times.

  • Mud Volcanoes

Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world, and some 400 of those are in the coastal area of Azerbaijan. Every 20 years or so, one of these mud/gas volcanoes will ignite deep below the surface and create a massive explosion. While generally not dangerous to people, as they are far outside of most city centers, it is believed that six shepherds and over 2,000 sheep were killed by a mud volcano in Bozdagh, Azerbaijan.

  • Bibi Heybet Mosque

The Bibi-Heybat Mosque includes the tomb of Ukeyma Khanum (a descendant of Muhammad), and today is the spiritual center for the Muslims of the region and one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Azerbaijan.

Description

  • Gobustan Petroglyphs Museum and Gobustan rock engravings (carvings)

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Description

  • Gobustan Petroglyphs Museum and Gobustan rock engravings (carvings)

In 2007 Gobustan was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be of "outstanding universal value" for its rock art engravings, collection of rock art images presents for hunting, fauna, flora and lifestyles in pre-historic times and for the cultural continuity between prehistoric and medieval times.

  • Mud Volcanoes

Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world, and some 400 of those are in the coastal area of Azerbaijan. Every 20 years or so, one of these mud/gas volcanoes will ignite deep below the surface and create a massive explosion. While generally not dangerous to people, as they are far outside of most city centers, it is believed that six shepherds and over 2,000 sheep were killed by a mud volcano in Bozdagh, Azerbaijan.

  • Bibi Heybet Mosque

The Bibi-Heybat Mosque includes the tomb of Ukeyma Khanum (a descendant of Muhammad), and today is the spiritual center for the Muslims of the region and one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Azerbaijan.

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  • Local Guides/Maps
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  • Water

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