The country of Azerbaijan is known for its Eastern traditions, natural treasures, well-preserved ancient structures, and history as a former Soviet state. It borders Russia and Iran, shares a coast with the Caspian Sea and is not very far from the mighty Caucasus Mountains. Today, this ancient country is gaining popularity for something else, which is shopping. Shopping in Azerbaijan steadily attracts tourists from different parts of the world, and here are three reasons why.
First, people come to buy beautiful and exotic Azerbaijani carpet. Every carpet collector and enthusiast in the world knows that the best and most unique Caucasian and Persian carpets are found in Azerbaijan. Collectors also know that most Caucasian rugs are woven in Azerbaijan and Persian rugs in northern Iran or southern Azerbaijan. When people talk about Caucasian or Persian carpet, almost always they are really talking about Azerbaijani carpet. [Read more…]