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Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex

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Большой музейный комплекс, состоящий из 3-х музеев: археолого-этнографического под открытым небом (здесь есть, среди прочего, постоянные мастер-классы – вы можете испечь хлеб, посмотреть, как работает кузнец и пр.), краеведческий и крепость-башня...more
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Mira St., 5 | Qala district, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

This was a last minute surprise local guests took us to. It had and interesting antique museum that had large Samovar collection. We went and we're only ones there so lights weren't turned on, but very interesting. Had some carriages, older belt ware, coins etc....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JeffreyK
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A place which was very hard to access. The only interesting things were the museums, but you can find many of them in Baku. If you go on a cold day it might be fine but going to out of city attractions is not advisable...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank HINA W
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We stopped here as part of a tour. It was okay. We went through one of the towers. There's a bit of history, but I found it underwhelming. The museum had some beautiful pieces, but I could have lived without going here.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Annafjordan
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip to Qatar. It's a beautifully restored and nanichred site. Some say too much so but we really enjoyed it nonetheless. Plenty to see and do with English displays accompanying most exhibits. Loved the fortress. Wish we had longer but darkness was...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Actually quite difficult to find,not very well signposted,a shame as it was very interesting and you really could imagine living centuries ago.Much to see.Seperate fee for the museum which holds many ornate samovars (urns), table lamps and weighing scales,quite a collection.Again separate fee to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a weird place - everything is re-created and a replica apart from a few real things in a tiny museum. It is a reasonably large site, well laid out and maintained, with "fake" petroglyphs in the gardens, couple of buildings whose interiors represent...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AHZambia
Reviewed July 14, 2016

A good historical place full of art and color . It takes almost 2 hours to see the 3 museums at a time. You will find lots of traditional home amenities, clothing, art paintings, camel houses and etc. from around the all old villages of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

As a fan of historical places I liked it, any way it was not interesting for my family. The place is well organized and have some interesting stuff . Any way it is better to come here by a taxi and keep the car waiting...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank KudamaK
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

3 museums in one. We did not opt Archaeological and Ethnography Open Museum as our tour guide informed us that the nearby castle and the exhibition about semawar collection was a better choice. It was nice but not extraordinary.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Deniz C
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Very well kept, it is a sample of different layers of life of rural Azerbaidjan. Was very impressed by samples of old scales. But most pleasing was seeing live animals: bactrians, different sheep, 2 donkeys, ponys, horses. And there was a very pleasant old animal...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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