Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

History of World Cultures and Religions Museum Opened in Derbent
24.12.2014 12:52
History of World Cultures and Religions Museum Opened in Derbent

December 20 saw the official opening of the History of World Cultures and Religions Museum in Derbent.

      
It was founded at the initiative of Ramazan Abdulatipov, the head of Dagestan.

      
The museum has three large exhibition rooms. The ground floor houses the exposition There Was Such a City presenting photos from old private archives of Derbent dwellers, their stories about the life of the city, as well as household items used in the last century. The exhibition is accompanied with a little library.

      
The exposition on the first floor includes unique exhibits representing four world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and Judaism, as well as life and cultures of various peoples. Most of the exhibits were donated to the museum by adherents of these confessions. 

      
The History of World Cultures and Religions Museum was created in the framework of Dagestan development project Manpower. Its opening is timed to the 2000th anniversary of the city in 2015.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Dagestan Russian Museums Religions Derbent  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Siberia  St. Petersburg  migrant workers  Russian scientists  Russian economy  Russian Music Instruments  Russian Cinema  Alexander Pushkin  Izrazets  drug abuse  Moscow Cultural Forum  Krasnodar region  Russian army  London Olympic Games 2012  Fabrika  LUKoil   Moscow  South Stream  buy Russian designers  Modern Art Gallery "Mokhovaya 18"  Dulag 100  Arts and Crafts  Russian designers  Ice Show  Mariinsky theatre  Books  traffic  Tretyakov Gallery  Russian events  Mstislav Rostropovich  Russian National Parks  Russian science  Mosow Theatres  St. Petersburg actions  Ice Festivals  fashion designer  Alexander Kalyagin  Emporio Armani Caffe  Russian gas  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian tourism  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Russian business  Exhibitions in Moscow  Leo Tolstoy  Norilsk Nickel  AvtoVAZ   Larisa Shepitko  Peter Hook  Fyodor Bredikhin 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites