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Sheki Khan's Palace

Sheki, Azerbaijan
+994 55 787 98 70
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One of the best examples of Azerbaijani architecture

The building that was build and decorated by the architects from different parts of Azerbaijan and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Baku, Azerbaijan
Quick tour on a busy day

We were told to wait for 40 minutes - no big problem, as we could see there were a lot of people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole M
London, United Kingdom
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Sheki, Azerbaijan
+994 55 787 98 70
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The building that was build and decorated by the architects from different parts of Azerbaijan and Shiraz(head architect) is located on he top of the city

Thank AzeTourGuide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told to wait for 40 minutes - no big problem, as we could see there were a lot of people around and we were told that there were a number of tours already taking place. The tour was in azeri/russian, unfortunately, but still...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely well worth a visit. Both inside and outside are worth looking at. It is not huge so it is easy to see it all. Window work amazing as the stained glass windows made from Italian cooled glass are assembled like a jigsaw with no...More

Thank Cablebayretirees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a walk around the Sheki Khan’s Palace about a week ago, very beautiful structure as most of the Khan’s palaces are quite something to look at. Lovely well-maintained gardens and grounds and the reasonable price for a tour is worthwhile to see how the...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So special place for Azerbaijan history :) It was a summer residence of Shaki Khans. It was built in 1797 by Muhammed Hasan Khan. Most of things are original . And also you can take a pictures in azerbaijan traditional costume in here :)

Thank cemile q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1762 the Palace od Sheki Khan represents art of arcitecture. Not a single nail or glue were used in construction on the Palace. The Palace itself is not big but cosy. Great paintings on the wall are full of history and have meanings....More

Thank F S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

There are many historical places to see in Sheki, and this is one of them. The most breathtaking for me was the work of medieval carpenters who could produce such beautiful shebeke.

Thank gulmira_12
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This palace was created to impress then,and it still does,not because of size or opulence but because of the artistic skill used to surround the official visitors with the beauty of the floral and geometric designs. The stained glass and lattice wood windows were pieced...More

Thank snook2017
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This palace is the symbol of Shaki, where the khan spent his time during summer. The winter palace of the khan, is in another part of the city and not so far from the summer palace.

Thank quliyevcavid
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It is just amazing but you should visit there with a guide otherwise you wont understand anything and you will miss many detailes. Enterance is 2 manats and with guide it is 5 manats (when i was there 1 euro was 2 manats) . So...More

Thank Elvir N
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Minu F
11 August 2017|
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Response from Cablebayretirees | Reviewed this property |
I shall try and answer some of your questions: 1 Driving between Baku and Sheki. We drove this route. It is quite a long drive. Much of the journey is through countryside that is almost desert so it is hot, dry, dusty. It... More
София Р
26 April 2017|
Response from Amir R | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry no