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Caucasus Albanian Church in the Mountains

An interesting trip by taxi up the mountains and across a wide river. This little Albanian church... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David M
A place of worship through the ages

The church of Kish is small however it is built on a place of worship which is functioning since... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
francien2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting trip by taxi up the mountains and across a wide river. This little Albanian church has been fully restored and is a popular destination for tourists. For only 2 Manats (August 2018) you can have a good look around. It is surrounded by...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The church of Kish is small however it is built on a place of worship which is functioning since the bronze age. Funny how it remains this way..

2  Thank francien2015
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Kish is a small authentic village close to Sheki Marxal hotel. Road to the church is a cobblestoned, and it's better to go there on offroad car. When you reach this place you don't want to leave. Actually it is very small, but the inner...More

1  Thank Temisa78
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place for the travelers, history lovers. The village is also alluring. People are helpful

1  Thank shashanazavr
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It's one of the most ancient worship place in the whole region built in 1st century containing some remarkable pieces of history and located in a small village named kish near sheki, Azerbaijan.Most amazingly it has few skeletons from olden times which are very well...More

1  Thank noorainh2017
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Caucasian Albanians constructed many churches in Azerbaijan, this very small one on top of the village Kisch is the only one restored, with funds from the Norwegian government. Actually the church is now a museum, crypts with skeletons of tall people, pottery shards from...More

1  Thank Helmut S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

By passing through narrow stoney lanes you arrive to kish church. So old and so good. A great nature around it and there is a kind of museum inside the church.

1  Thank afsaneh m
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here because it looked like a pretty church to take some nice pictures. lo and behold there are 2nd century 7 feet tall skeletons lying in crypts, pottery shards from 3000 BC, a place where you rub coins against the wall and your...More

1  Thank Alison K
Reviewed 25 May 2018

One of the best places to visit in Azerbaijan. It isn't just exceptional in its history and location but also painstakingly restored and very well maintained. Located at the top of a hill, accessible by both foot and car, this will give you the best...More

1  Thank PadmaGhosh
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We decided to walk in the hot spring sunshine to the top of the mountain to see this church - our efforts were fully rewarded as this is such a gorgeous, tranquil little temple. Female guide was helpful and informative and spoke excellent English. We...More

1  Thank Threeberthcarriage
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