Gobustan National Park which is the national wealth of Azerbaijan people is one of the most popular places of interest attracted thousands tourists every year. Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve has gained great reputation as a reserve-museum in the open sky. Great ancestors of modern Azerbaijanis had been creating numerous examples material-culture reflecting life and welfare from the stone age to the late Middle Age during thousand years in this area. Gobustan Rock Carvings are the richest of such types monuments in the world.
More than 6000 describes on rocks, 20 caves and habitations, 40 barrows have been discovered and learned by scientists in reserve area. It's been learning till today with interest by local and strange tourists.
In mountains of Gobustan Beyukdash, Kichikdash, Djingirdag and Shighgaya there were concentrated witnesses of the past of Azerbaijani nation of the epoch of Stone Age and ongoing periods – rocky paintings, camp of man, tombstones and etc. The most significant of them are rocky pictures – petroglyphs, carved by primitive men on walls of caves, rocks and stony lumps. The aforesaid primitive monuments of art reflect culture, economy, world outlook, customs and traditions of ancient Azerbaijani peoples.