The Republic of Azerbaijan is a West Asian country bordered by Russia, Baku, Georgia, the Caspian Sea, Turkey, Iran, and Armenia. Azerbaijan is famous for its mulberry groves, epic mountain ranges and vineyards that flourish in its valleys.
Azerbaijan is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These sites include Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace, and the Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower. Located in Azerbaijan are other sites that attract tourists every year; some of these sites are Shirvan National Park, Agh Gol National Park, Qabala, Maiden Tower, Gobustan National Park Mud Volcanoes, and the Flame Towers.
The festivals in Azerbaijan are held all year round; the festivals represent the local and traditional history of the country. Festivals like Baku International Jazz Festival, Goychay Pomegranate Festival, Azerbaijan festival of colours, Mugham World International Festival, and Gabala Music Festival.
Azerbaijan local cuisine contains a mixture of traditional and local dishes from around the world. These dishes are packed with well-seasoned meats, vegetables and dark spices. Some of these juicy dishes include Lule Kebab, Dograma, Piti, Qutab, Badimjan Dolmasi, Dushpara, Toyuk Levengisi, Shirin Plov, and Monastirski. Their beverages also include Xirdalan, Su, Local Wine, Chai, Shabat, and Darchin Chai.