Shamakhi This city is considered a center of Shirvan. The city was the main city of the Shirvanshahs feudal state in VI century. So, There are many toponyms in Shamakhi about interesting events that took place in ancient times. For […]
This city is considered a center of Shirvan. The city was the main city of the Shirvanshahs feudal state in VI century.
So, There are many toponyms in Shamakhi about interesting events that took place in ancient times. For example, the cave near the village Malham was once famous for its healing properties.
Shamakhi occupies a special place among the ancient cities of Azerbaijan. Natural conditions of the Shamakhy lands since very ancient times have attracted the people. The specific nature of this region, mild climate, mineral springs give it a special beauty. Here, the weather is neither very frosty nor very hot. The areas of highest mountains oak, beech and hornbeam forests, green meadows and bushes create the amazing scene here from spring to autumn.
The nature of the richest forests here is very convenient for living animals and birds. Gazelles, wild boars, bears, and wild cats are dominant in the fauna of Shemakhi. Meanwhile, In the mountainous area in summer, it is a little warm, and in winter a mild climate is observed here.
The area in the summer and winter attracts fans of tourism and recreation. Babadagh peak loved by mountaineers is in the territory of this region. Garachay, Valavlachay, and Girdmancay takes its source from Babadagh
12 km north-east of Shamakhi city, at height of 1400 meters above sea level.
Shamakhi region is rich in nature. And also has an ancient history. The archeological and architectural monuments of Shamakhi is these: Gosha minarets Juma Mosque (743 years), Shahikahndan mausoleum, Mausoleum of Pirmardakan, Gulistan fortress, ruins, etc.
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