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Karabakh Carpets (part 2)

Buynuz Buynuz carpets are characteristic of Karabakh. They are made at various carpet workshops of the Upper (Mountainous) Karabakh. Veteran Karabakh carpet weavers still refer to the Buynuz carpet by its old name, i.e. Horadiz. In Central Asia...
The Ganjasar monastery (Agdara District)

Karabakh’s cult Architecture (part 2)

The fortress planning was carried out in two stages. The foundation of the fortress was designed at the first stage, while during the second, the construction  was moved  from the relatively quiet  eastern  section  to the west which had...
The Agoglan Alban monastery (Lachin District)

Karabakh’s cult Architecture

The architectural heritage of Azerbaijan, including karabakh, has become one of the memory forms of its autochthons. Thanks to this the country’s architecture permanently expands the values society possesses as a social organism. Monuments...
Karabakh musicians

General Information

Karabakh has historically developed as one of the biggest cultural centers of Azerbaijan. Among the prominent representatives of science and culture, who lived in the medieval period in Karabakh were Seyid Amir Berdayi, Abubekr Berdayi, classic...
Karabakh-agoglan monastery

Monasteries and Temples

The ancient land of Karabakh is as an important civilization center in Azerbaijan.There is a great amount of Azerbaijan monuments on the territory of Karabakh. These are fortress, mosques, monasteries and temples, caravansaries, bridges, baths...

Karabakh Carpets

Azerbaijan carpets are traditionally divided into four types, so-called “carpet schools”, all of which have distinct characteristics. These carpet schools are: 1) Guba-Shirvan with manufacturing centers in Guba, Shirvan region and...
Culture of Karabakh, famous commanders

Famous commanders

Farhad bey of Karabakh Karabakh gave Azerbaijan many prominent commanders. During Russo-Ottoman ws in 1828-1829 first Azeri regiments were organized within the Russian Army. This was initiated by count Paskevich, the Russian commander-in-chief...
Culture of Karabakh, famous writers and poets

Famous poets and writers

Molla Panah Vagif (1717-1797) Vagif occupies a prominent place in the history of Azerbaijan due to his literary and political activities. He was a great poet, the founder of new realism genre in the Azerbaijanian poetry and also a prominent...
Culture of Karabakh, famous musicians

Famous musicians

Those, who created the musical heritage of Azerbaijan and won the «Conservatoire of the Caucasus» title for Karabakh. Uzeyir bey Hajibeyov (1885-1948) Abdulhusein bey of Shusha sent her pregnant wife Shirin khanim to Aghjabedi in Lowland Karabakh....

Karabakh carpets

The Karabakh carpets are made up of 33 compositions. Due to the specifics of the local sheep wool, the Karabakh carpets are characterized by thick, high and fluffy pile. These carpets distinguish themselves with their vivid and joyous colours....