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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum: Home to thousands of unique exhibits

May 12, 2015


Baku, Azerbaijan, May 12


Azerbaijan Carpet Museum is one of the most unique museums in the world.

The museum was founded in 1967, and its building is reminiscent of a rolled carpet.

The museum contains over 13,300 exhibits and objects.

The museum’s collection includes unique exhibits, such as carpets and rugs, metalwork, textiles, clothing and embroidery, ceramics, object made of glass, wood, as well as jewelry, books, pictures, and others.

Visiting the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, the guests of Azerbaijan, who will come to the country for the Baku 2015 First European Games, will have an unforgettable experience and make a trip to the country’s ancient history.

Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which will take place on June 12-28, 2015.

There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports.

More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.

Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.

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