Gobustan
Located 60 km south of Baku, the UNESCO-listed Gobustan Reserve is home to an astonishing collection of over 6,000 petroglyphs, the oldest of which date back to the Upper Paleolithic period - 15,000 years! Come learn about the life and art of our ancient ancestors.
From prehistoric rock art to musical stones, the Azerbaijani people's age-old past is dramatically brought to life in the UNESCO-listed Gobustan Reserve, where an astonishing collection of over 6,000 ancient petroglyphs chart ways of life dating back as far as 15,000 BC.

The reserve is located among the Boyukdash, Kichikdash and Jingirdagh mountains, about 60 kilometres south of Baku, and is also home to the remains of once inhabited caves, settlements and burial grounds, all reflecting intensive human use from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Middle Ages. What's more, just a short drive away you'll find some of Azerbaijan's astonishing number of mud volcanoes – one of the world's most intriguing natural wonders.
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