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A Fairytale in Baku – Carpet Museum

A Fairytale in Baku – Carpet Museum

Let me introduce you one of the must see places of Baku city – The Carpet Museum. It is a sort of fairytale place that promises you a journey in time full of enjoyments. The first charm that grabs the attention is the shape of museum being a rolled carpet on the seaside park.

It’s a museum displaying carpet culture of Azerbaijan throughout the centuries. Here you can see mainly carpets, jewelries, traditional clothes and many other crafts, which represent Azerbaijani culture. As Azerbaijan has strong historical background, the carpet culture contains various schools and techniques with variety of motives and ornaments covering all parts of Azerbaijan in a different timelines. Walking through the museum allows traveling across the country as the exhibits in the museum are divided by regions. Apart from that, the structure of museum gives an opportunity of seeing carpets and other exhibits closely.

Besides the carpets, museum preserves also the traditional clothes, that were used in daily life throughout the history of Azerbaijani people, mostly those who lived in palaces. Very special attention in the museum is devoted to the jewelry. Actually, the clothes and jewelries exposed here, belong to the royal families of Azerbaijan.

For those who would love to purchase some carpets or souvenirs, the museum has a big store.  

As the next part of your fairytale in the museum, you can enjoy a beautiful restaurant in the same building with the marvelous view of the city and taste the traditional meals and local wines of Azerbaijan.  

Visit Azerbaijan and let the fairytale come true.

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Nilufar

Nilufar

I am Nilufar, from Azerbaijan, and I would love to be inspiring to travelers who wish to discover my country and to live an extra-ordinary experience.


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