Gobustan State Reserve, Gobustan

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A national historical landmark and a World Heritage Site, Gobustan State Reserve is home to ancient stone relics, rock carvings, and mud volcanoes. Located 60km south of Baku, the reserve shelters more than 6,000 engraved images of prehistoric lifestyles, hunting, and animal and plant life, dating back between 5,000 and 40,000 years. Besides examining the petroglyphs, you can also visit the fantastic onsite museum and learn all about the ancient history of the region. Put Gobustan State Reserve on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Gobustan trip app.
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  • Definitely do a tour of the Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Preserve Museum and Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape. There are English-speaking guides available, you just have to ask. Our... 
    Definitely do a tour of the Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Preserve Museum and Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape. There are English-speaking guides available, you just have to ask. Our...  more »
  • A very interesting archaeological site where you can see real drawings of the Stone Age, which are more than many thousands of years old. But start your visit with the museum! The museum impressed... 
    A very interesting archaeological site where you can see real drawings of the Stone Age, which are more than many thousands of years old. But start your visit with the museum! The museum impressed...  more »
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  • Nice cave drawings but better in other parts of the world
  • The museum was nice and full of interesting geological information. It makes a nice respite from the heat as it's dark and cool. The rock part of it was disappointing as I could not see the drawings made by ancient man/woman.

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