The opening ceremony of a tourist center took place in Sulut village of Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli district, Report informs.
The main goal of opening the center is to develop rural and gastronomic tourism, acquainting tourists with the history of the village and historical monuments located in its vicinity.
The event was attended by representatives of the tourism sector and media, travel bloggers and local guides.
The mountain village of Sulut is located 45 kilometers from the city of Ismayilli at the foot of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. Sulut is one of the oldest villages in the Ismayilli district. During excavations on its territory, rich samples of material culture were discovered, including glazed ceramics, copper and silver coins, mainly dating back to the 13th-15th centuries. Sulut and its surroundings are rich in historical monuments, including the Haram fortress (Forty Rooms fortress) of the 16th-18th century, the Buzkhana monument and the Fit fortress of the late 18th - early 19th centuries, the Khiryaki fortress wall and the Gasim spring of the 19th century.
The participants of the event were first introduced to the history of the village, then they were taken along one of the tourist trails, along the route of which there are the Buzkhana monument, the ruins of an ancient mosque, and the Forty Rooms fortress. The length of the entire route is 10 km.