Tourist trips to Azerbaijan's Shusha kicks off

Tourist trips to Azerbaijan
# 18 March 2023 07:00 (UTC +04:00)

Tourist tours to Shusha, Azerbaijan's cultural capital, have begun today, APA reports.

It is the first time that tourist trips organized to the de-occupied territories.

The project, as a part of the "Great Return" policy, aims to organize safe tourist trips for legal-aged Azerbaijani citizens to the cultural capital as well as increase economic activity in the liberated territories.

The first tourist trips will be carried out beginning today, once a week. The number of tours will be increased based on demand in the next stage.

As part of the tours (2 days/1 night, 3 days/2 nights), an opportunity will be provided to see firsthand the ruins of the city in the center of Fuzuli, visit the first martyr's monument, Jidir Duzu, Vagif Mausoleum, the House of Mehmandarovs Museum, House-Museum of Bulbul, the Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque, the square of the 'Shot Monuments', the Shusha fortress, the city gate, and the "Khari bulbul" symbol, as well as the Gazanchi Church and the Shusha real School.

The two-day tour (2 days and 1 night) costs 215 manats and includes a bus trip, hotel accommodation, breakfast, and a tour guide. A three-day tour costs 370 manats.