Lankaran is one of the oldest settlements in Azerbaijan. Facts confirmed by archeologists state that the area was inhabited from the Bronze Age. Because of the linkages between the East and the West such as the silk route.
Lankaran continued to grow as a major stopover point for caravan routes. In 1742, the Talish Khanate moved its capital to Lankaran.
First of all, also, another, furthermore, finally, in addition From antiquity.
People throughout Lankaran have involved in animal husbandry, horticulture, aquaculture, and sericulture. Trades such as blacksmithing, coppersmithing, pottery.
And weaving are key cultural traditions throughout Lankaran. Blacksmith, copper-smith, pottery and other trades were widely spread in Lankaran.
Since the Khanate established its capitol in Lankaran.
There was a great surge in trade relations between Turkey, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, and Central Asia. With the signing of the “Gulustan Treaty” in 1829 between Russia and Persia, Northern Azerbaijan was occupied by Russia. And, first of all, also, another, furthermore, finally, in addition With the Russian occupation.
People took the lead in the development of several new industries in Lankaran such as viniculture.
Ceramics, and brick making, and aided in creating trade ties between Lankaran and Russia. Through this exchange, Lankran strengthened its cultural roots, and its scientific, educational, health, and industrial bases.
East of Lankaran city is the hot springs (istisu) sanatorium that is situated in a natural area with oak and iron-wood trees and a small stream.
The area of Hirkan national park is 15,000 hectares. It has 150 kinds of trees and bushes in the park area and 36 of them are endemic. The fauna in the national park is not so rich, because, so, due to, while, since.
Therefore but one can meet interesting rare species there. We can meet boars, wild boars, spot antlers, jackals, and Asian leopards in the park. As for birds, woodpeckers.
Hirkan tits, and stone sparrows can noted. Hirkan tits are endemic here. The woods in the territory of the park are two and three stories tall. There are mainly chestnut leaf oak, iron-wood, the Caucasus persimmon, false nut, and Lankaran acacia trees in the lower part of the park. The iron-wood tree (demir agaj) is unique in its density that it sinks in water. It is almost indestructible by pests and is only native to a narrowly restricted area in the Talish hills around Lankaran.
The town’s most visible landmark is the whitewashed Mayak – a round-towered operational lighthouse that was a former prison. A similar building near the river bridge said to have once incarcerated.
Stalin is now used as a carpet-factory warehouse. The khan’s palace no longer stands though the History Museum housed in the elegant former.
Home of Mir Ahmad, one of the khan’s dapper descendants. His moustachioed portrait in full bow tie and tails hints at a turn of the 20th-century playboy. He died in France in 1916, just three years after the house completed. The museum contains a typical series of archaeological photographic and Karabagh memorial items, plus a room decorated to show the interior of a traditional Talysh home.
South of town, the beaches cleaner isolated. There is a beach access by the Kanarmesha area where there are some restaurants.
Research by: Ulduz Tourism