Historical monuments of Azerbaijan

Ancient Azerbaijan has more than 1,000 historical monuments. Numerous monuments belonging to the period of the Albanian state have been preserved to this day.

The tombs of Yusif ibn Kuseir and Muminina Khatun, the tomb in Barda, the Khudaferin bridge in the Jabrayil district, the broken bridge in Gazakh district, the Shirvanshah Palace complex, the Mardakan, the Nardaran and the Ramanish palaces, It is one of the best examples of Azerbaijani architecture.

At present, Azerbaijan has 24 historical, architectural, archaeological, cultural and historical and ethnographic resources.

Azerbaijan closely cooperates with the UNESCO World Heritage Center and the historical center of Baku, Shirvanshahs’ Palace and Maiden Tower were included in the World Heritage List in 2007, and the Gobustan Cultural and Historic Preserve. Two other pre-listed monuments were sent to the Center with information about Ateshgah (the place of fire) and the Nakhchivan Mausoleum.

Mausoleum of Nizami Ganjavi (Wikipedia)

The Nizami Mausoleum (Azerbaijani: Nizami məqbərəsi), built in honor of the 12th-century Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi, stands just outside the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan.

Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum

Ajami ibn Abubakr Nakhchivani (life: 12th-13th centuries) is a Muslim architect. He is also the founder of the Nakhchivan school of architecture. The influence, which he has rendered on his contemporaries and followers, is reflected in monuments of Nakhchivan architecture.

Gobustan State Historical Reserve

Gobustan State Historical and Artistic Reserve Gobustan – is one of the most famous historical and archaeological reserves in the world, an open-air museum with a huge collection of priceless historical exhibits.

Qiz Qalasi

Every day we see people observing the city from the top of the Maiden Tower. In order to get to the top of the tower, most of the visitors pass through the eight floors, and they in fact don’t think that they have left eight layers of the great secret behind.

“Yanar dag” Fire Mountain

One of the most famous and popular tourist places of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan is the mountain of Yanar Dag. Actually, it is rather a hill than a mountain, with natural gas burning on its slope from ancient times.

Icheri Sheher – Baku Acropolis

Sometimes called the Old Town or the Inner City, Icheri Sheher is a unique historical ensemble right in the center of Baku, at the heart of the city.