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Gobustan Rock Drawings

Museum of Petroglyphs is another name for Gobustan – a mountainous place in the southeast of the Major Caucasian ridge located 60 km from Baku. The archaeologists found there the ancient sites of primitive people who left behind numerous rock drawings – Petroglyphs. This primitive art displays the culture, economy, outlooks, customs and traditions of ancient people. The drawings clearly reflect the entire evolution of humans. Since 1966 the territory of Gobustan has been regarded as national reserve. Annually this stone picture gallery is visited by thousands people from all over the world. Today Gobustan is an open-air museum.

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